Botryoidal Amethyst Chalcedony (Grape Agate) - VAR 026

A cluster of (mostly) purple chalcedony aggregates

Measurements:  88 x 50 x 35 mm

Description:  A cluster of (mostly) purple botryoidal chalcedony aggregates. 

The specimen has a few nicks and contact marks. It displays well on a flat surface.

Background: These specimens first appeared on the global mineral market in 2016. Although they are fairly abundant at the moment, it is not known how much of this treasure is still left in the ground.

Weight of Specimen:  89.4 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  (quartz - variety chalcedony) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz - variety chalcedony)  7 

Location:  Batu Manakarra mining district - Mamuju Area, Barat Province, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia.

Specimen Code:  VAR 026

US $ 120

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