Calcite and Amethyst Brazil: lavender violet colour.
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Calcite and Amethyst Brazil: lavender violet colour.

Calcite et Améthyste Brésil

Minerals from Brazil

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€137.50
Delivery: France 48h / International D+3 to D+8

Description

Magnificent combination of calcite and amethyst from Minas Gerais Brazil (year 90) 

Characteristics of the stone

Dimensions : L: 102mm x W: 68mm x H: 35mm

Weight: 386g (without base)

Characteristics of the amethyst

Chemical Formula: SiO2 (silicon dioxide)

Hardness: 7 on the Mohs scale (cannot be scratched with a knife)

Density: 2.65 (the stone weighs 2.65 times its equivalent volume of water)

Colour: Violet with lavender tones

Stone care

To preserve its brilliance, we recommend cleaning it with warm, soapy water. Use a soft bristle brush to gently remove any impurities. Avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight to prevent discolouration.

Legend and History of Amethyst

Amethyst, a precious stone in the quartz family, is surrounded by fascinating myths and legends. The ancient Greeks believed that amethyst could protect against drunkenness and wore it as a talisman. It was also highly prized by the Egyptians for making jewellery and amulets. In the Middle Ages, amethyst was associated with royalty and was often used in religious ornaments and crowns.

Find out more

To find out more about amethyst, read our article dedicated to this beautiful stone.

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