Quartz (Var: Amethyst)
Pohndorf mine, Toll Mountain, Boulder Batholith, Jefferson Co., Montana, USA
Miniature, 3.6 x 2.3 x 2.2 cm
A rare, fine, doubly terminated amethyst crystal from the Boulder Batholith of Jefferson County, Montana. This glassy and lustrous, old-time specimen has a beautiful, intense purple termination, is very interestingly shaped and has several skeletal faces. Clay inclusions add a further accent to this uncommon amethyst. Ex. Richard Hauck Collection.