Quartz (Var: Amethyst)
Statesville, Iredell Co., North Carolina, USA
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 6.6 x 4.5 cm
An OLD-TIME and aesthetic cluster of glassy, purple amethyst crystals from a CLASSIC North Carolina locality - Iredell County. This very fine example has the typical beautiful color and crystal form of Southern Appalachian amethysts. One of the three major crystals is complete all-around. The other two are contacted on the back, which has an OLD cloth label. Ex. Crunden and Richard Hauck Collections. The Crunden Family were early contributors to the Harvard Mineral Museum. Accompanied by an old Crunden label.