Object Record

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Object Name Quartz
Collection Rocks and Minerals Collection
Catalog Number 1998.2.3
Description Amethyst quartz crystal from broken geode. Amethyst color is caused by the inclusion of trace amounts of ferric iron. It crystallizes directly from igneous magma.
Date Unknown
Dimensions H-4.5 W-7 L-9 cm
Site Name Brazil
Subjects Minerals