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min data

Mineral: quartz
Gem: amethyst
Size: 11 mm
Carat: 3.4 ct
Cut: shadow box triangle
Origin: Brazil
Genral Info: The name is derived from the German "quarz" of uncertain origin. It was called "krystallos" by the Greeks, but this later became the generic term for crystal.
Additional Information
This stone cut by the author from medium color rough. The design was taken from Graham Faceting Designs #1 book. His web site can be found here at