Amethyst – Uruguay #1

$244.95

This type of Amethyst is known for its stunning, deep purple coloring and comes from Artigas in northern Uruguay. Uruguayan Amethyst is coveted for its spectacular beauty and is highly valued due to its rich color and durability. This is a one of a kind piece and you will receive the exact one shown in photos. The matrix cut allows for standing in different positions. A very LARGE piece weighing almost 4 lbs.

Standing Specimen: 6″ wide, 4-3/4″ tall, 3-1/4″ deep. Weight: 3 lb. 14 oz.

7th or Crown Chakra
Sanscrit: Sahasrara

Amethyst encourages spiritual wakefulness. It holds a sense of justice and provokes honesty. Used in meditation it helps to quiet the mind and is an aid to finding inner peace and discovering our own wisdom inside.

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Description

Amethyst has a Trigonal crystal system and is in the mineral class of oxides, the quartz group. It belongs to the group of crystal quartz that form large, visible crystals. It’s beautiful color comes from the traces of iron that are lodged between the layers of its structure.

Amethyst is formed hydrothermally, mainly in hollows that have been formed by gas bubbles in volcanic rock. It is also formed more rarely in rock clefts and rocks with channels running through them. A hollow that is lined on the inside with Amethyst crystals is called an Amethyst Druse (which is large) or an Amethyst geode (which is small).

Additional information

Weight 65 oz
Dimensions 7 × 5 × 4 in
Sizes

Medium 2.5"-3.5", Small 1.5"-2"

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