Amethyst

Amethyst is quite possibly the single most popular mineral that is commonly collected. It is the purple variety of quartz.  Below is a gallery of some of the various amethyst specimens that Scott's Rock & Gem has offered in the past.  

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Amethyst owl's head. Cut from a stalagmite of amethyst, specimen reveals twin clay threads which provided for crystallization. 

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Another Uruguayan amethyst, polished by Scott's Rock & Gem, with beautiful banding and eyes.

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Uruguayan Amethyst Stalagmite, polished by Scott's Rock & Gem

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Good grapejuice dark color is what everybody wants. 

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Brilliant amethyst and citrine core of high quality Super 7 quartz. 

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Large single amethyst points from Brazil are always in demand. 

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You've got to love these calcite sprays bursting off nice dark amethyst plates, from Rio Grande du Sul, Brazil. 

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If that last one didn't get you, then this one should! 

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A fantastic agate with light amethyst core.

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Very large slab with pristine druzy calcite crystal adornment. 

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Prized ametrine from Bolivia, with its amethyst and citrine zoning. 

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"That's the spirit!" Single spirit quartz point, with lacey amethyst druze.