13 February 2017

Amethyst


Via.  I would appreciate any information about the provenance of this amazing image.

9 comments:

  1. A couple years ago you had a photo of one of these amethyst geodes that was purported to be the worlds largest and I posted saying I'd seen larger.
    Not this time.

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    1. I'm amazed some crew was able to transport it out of a mine.

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  2. My comment on Twitter, linking to this post: "Seems a pity that this is far too precious to play in. Looks like wormhole entrance, but space travel games are out."

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    1. "“The thing’s hollow -- it goes on forever -- and -- oh my God! -- it’s full of stars!” (David Bowman)

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  3. Found this photo and similar ones the website of a company in Uruguay that is a mineral wholesaler:
    http://www.lestageminerals.com/en/Empresa

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  4. Found this from April 2014, but doesn't show source...http://franciscobostromgemosofia.blogspot.com/2014/04/cielos-violaceos-de-ametista-en-geoda.html

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  5. http://birthstones.today/biggest-birthstones-on-record/

    I-)

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  6. Probably taken in Tucson AZ. Biggest Gem and Mineral show in the world takes place the first 2 weeks of Feb. all over Tucson AZ, every year! check it out: https://www.visittucson.org/visit/events/featured-tucson/tucson-gem-mineral-fossil-showcase

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