Towering, 38" Tall, Prasiolite (Green Quartz) Geode - Uruguay

 
 
 
 
 
 
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This is a stunning, green prasiolite (aka green quartz) geode from the mines famous amethyst mines near Artigas, Uruguay. It stands a towering, 37.7" tall, 42.8" tall when you include the custom metal display stand.

Prasiolite is a green variety of quartz that only naturally occurs in a few locations. It is formed when amethyst bearing rocks are heated by nearby lava flows or intrusions. It's often marketed under the name, green amethyst though that is technically incorrect as by definition amethyst is purple in color.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Quartz var prasiolite
LOCATION
Artigas, Uruguay
SIZE
37.7" tall, 12.5" wide, 42.8" tall on stand
ITEM
#107709