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Quartz var Amethyst from Harts Range NT

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    An interesting specimen of milky quartz with secondary amethyst overgrowth from Harts Range Northern Territory. The amethyst overgrowth shows some nice purple saturated tips and even has tourmaline needles throughout it. Overall a great size for the area.

    I acquired this specimen from Patrick Gundersen in December 2016, who self collected it a few years prior on a digging trip to the area.

    Specimen Details

    Chemical Formula: Si02

    ID #: JG0099

    Colour: Milky white/clear quartz with a light lavendar/purple coloured amethyst

    Hardness: 7

    Acquisition Date: 29/12/2016

    Crystal System: Hexagonal

    Lustre: Vitreous

    Dimensions: 96mm X 80mm X 70mm

    Weight: 453g

    Location: Harts Range, NT Australia

    Rarity of Mineral

    Common

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