Andilamena Quartz Quarries, Andilamena Dist.,Toamasina Prov., Madagascar
5.7 cm tall x 7 cm wide
An isolated, doubly terminated, and color zoned amethyst crystal on a bed of clear quartz creates a visual aesthetic highly desirable from any locality. Amethyst from Madagascar is uncommon in such fine quality and complete specimens. This locality is known to produce unusual quartz crystals of several types and in a myriad of crystallographic shapes. This example is amongst the most captivating.