Amethyst crystal cluster LAS VIGAS Veracruz MEXICO matrix druse & epidote

You get the exact one shown here: #9422 Please see all 12 photos (be sure to scroll to see the last 6) Weight: 1.40 ounces / 40 grams. Size is 2" x 1 1/2" x 1 3/8" Locality: Las Vigas de Ramirez, Veracruz, Mexico

This is a an amethyst crystal cluster on matrix with a druse of tiny clear quartz crystals and a green mineral that is tiny cryptocrystalline epidote* . Both epidote and chlorite are known to be associated with the amethyst from this locality. To me, the green mineral appears to be epidote and not chlorite, based on the color and general appearance. I really like the scattering of tiny clear crystals and the spray that arises from one of the medium amethyst crystals. The amethyst is pale in color as is typical for this locality and it has tiny hematite inclusions. This is shown with highly enlarged images so you may not be able to see the hematite without a loupe. This has a good tip, even when viewed under high magnification. This was photographed outdoors under full direct sunlight. One photo is a composite photo that shows four different views of the tip of the largest crystal. This is a choice fine mineral and the price is very fair relative to the high quality.

I got this at the Denver show back in 2008 when I had set up as a vendor that year. There was a very old Mexican gentleman there who had dug these. He
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