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SM19-69
Quartz var Ametrine
Cabinet, 14.0 x 6.0 x 5.0 cm
Anahi Mine, La Gaiba mining district, Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Ametrine from the Anahi Mine, Bolivia, is special because it is the premier world locality for this gorgeous Quartz variety involving a core of Citrine and an outer jacket of Amethyst. Although slightly etched , as is typical for these, resulting in their somewhat rounded edges and faces, as in this piece, this crystal commands attention for its size and how it radiates yellow-purple from the core to the exterior, even with minimal illumination! Minor chipping locally on this otherwise exceptional piece. This is exceptionally well colored, and comes from finds now over a decade ago.