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min data

Mineral: quartz
Gem: amethyst
Size: 15 mm
Carat: 10.9 ct
Cut: pom pom cut
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 is a slight variation of he pom pom cut as shown in one of the Vargas books. The stone cut by the author. The large 6 sided facets were decreased in size slightly and the smaller 5 sided facets were enlarged. Finally one additional row of facets (breaks) were added around the crown.