Quartz var. Amethyst
Aurina Valley (Ahrnbach Valley), Bolzano Province (South Tyrol), Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
An unusual quartz specimen from the Italian Alps, this piece is composed of a terminated, lightly colored amethyst crystal situated next to an oddly sloping (though also terminated) colorles quartz crystal. The colorless crystal has a small chip on the termination. Contacted/ etched on the reverse.This comes with an old collector label stating that it was purchased in Firenze in 1985.