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Thunder Bay AMETHYST
From various localities in the region of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Single crystal of amethyst, with inclusions of hematite; no matrix. Minor damage on the tip (the upper right area is a contact point).
2.5 cm x 2.8 cm x 2 cm
Single crystal of amethyst with inclusions of hematite; no matrix. Minor damage on tip.
2.7 cm x 3.6 cm x 1.7 cm
A cluster of amethyst crystals, with inclusions of hematite, on minimal matrix; minimal matrix. From Blue Point Mine, Pearl, Ontario.
7.9 cm x 5.9 cm x 4.9 cm
A cluster of amethyst, with strong phantoms, on minimal matrix, with a few inclusions of hematite; some damage. From Blue Point Mine, Pearl, Ontario.
6 cm x 5.5 cm x 4.3 cm
Amethyst crystals with strong purple phantoms, on matrix. Some damage to crystal tips. From Shunia Mine, Thunder Bay. 14.5 cm x 13.6 cm x 5.7 cm
Large crystals of amethyst with inclusions of hematite, on matrix. Flattened on back. From the Diamond Willow Mine, Pearl Station, Ontario. 18 cm x 15.4 cm x 6.8 cm
Amethyst crystals, with inclusions of hematite (which appear as tiny spheres near the surface of the amethyst); no matrix but the back is a cast of the large crystals on which this generation of amethyst grew. From Dorian, Ontario. 14.5 cm x 13 cm x 5.2 cm
Amethyst with deep purple phantoms, on matrix; from Shunia Mine, Thunder Bay. 18cm x 7.4 cm x 10 cm
Crystals of amethyst, with inclusions of hematite, on matrix, from the collection of Rod & Helen Tyson. From the Diamond Willow Mine, Pearl Station, Ontario. 11.5 cm x 11.8 cm x 7.8 cm
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