Locality: Brazil and Uruguay
Amethyst Crystals on matrix
Bulk Packed. May not have perfect crystals. Some pieces may have saw marks.
*Requires 2 lb shipping space
Color: Amethyst ranges in color from pale lilac to deep purple.
Hardness: Amethyst has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, which means it is relatively hard and durable.
Clarity: Amethyst is usually transparent to translucent, with some specimens exhibiting asterism or chatoyancy.
Lustre: Amethyst has a vitreous lustre, meaning it has a glassy or shiny appearance.
Density: The density of amethyst is around 2.65 g/cm³, which is the same as other varieties of quartz.
Metaphysical properties: Amethyst is believed by some to have metaphysical properties, including being a stone of spiritual growth, peace, and protection. It is also said to promote mental clarity and sobriety.
Photos have not been edited or altered, just taken in different daylight conditions to show the variation in color. Pieces are held in hand to help with scale and does not necessarily represent 1 pound. Specific pieces photographed may no longer be available.