942g / 2.077 lbs / 33.23 oz
8.55" x 3.09" x 2.89"
Royal Amethyst from Bahia, Brazil.
Featuring elestial etchings on the sides and phantom crystals inside, they are formed when crystal growth was interrupted and re-initiated, in layers like an onion. Sometimes the crystal will complete the last layer and you can gaze into it, seeing through the layers from the outside in.
Amethyst is a member of the Quartz family with a trigonal crystal system and a hardness of 7. Its color, which varies from pale to deep purple, is derived from the combination of trace amounts of iron and aluminum, plus natural or applied irradiation. Amethyst crystals and gem rough are found in numerous locations throughout the world including Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Africa, Canada, Russia, the USA, and Europe.