5Ct Purple Amethyst Natural Gemstones IGCAMT14

SKU
IGCAMT14
In stock
$10.00
Overview

AMETHYST The essence of the color purple, amethyst is beautiful enough for crown jewels yet affordable enough for class rings.

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Amethyst Description

1 Amethyst is the purple variety of the quartz mineral species. It’s the gem that’s most commonly associated with the color purple, even though there are other purple gems such as sapphire and tanzanite. Its purple color can be cool and bluish, or a reddish purple that’s sometimes referred to as “raspberry.”

Amethyst’s purple color can range from a light lilac to a deep, intense royal purple, and from brownish to vivid. Amethyst also commonly shows what is called color zoning, which in the case of amethyst usually consists of angular zones of darker to lighter color.Amethyst commonly shows zones of darker and lighter colors.

INFORMATION

MINERAL: Quartz
CHEMISTRY: SiO2
COLOR: Purple
REFRACTIVE INDEX: 1.544 to 1.553
BIREFRINGENCE: 0.009
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 2.66
MOHS HARDNESS: 7

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More Information
weights 5 Carats
Color Purple
Sizes 13X10X6MM
Clarity SI
Gems Type Single
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