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MINERAL GEM WORLD
This is a natural untreated drusy well polished around the sides. Great as a collectors pieces or set in a pendant.
Mined in Brazil
Weight 165.00 cts app
Size 56 x 33 x 14 mm app
A bed of tightly-packed crystals is a common growth habit particular to quartz and amethyst, where the crystals grow up from a matrix and only one termination pyramid is present. When the bed has a very fine crystalline structure similar to sugar or salt crystals, it is known as "Druzes", "Druzy", "Drusies" or "Druzi" quartz which has an "encrustation" crystal habit. This aggregate of minute crystals coating a surface is also referred to as "druzy encrustation.". In it's natural state, druzy quartz is clear, white, tan, golden (citrine), and light purple (amethyst). Druzy crystal is typically cut into flat planes (calibrated) to be placed into a jewelry setting.
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