Calcite and Amethyst, Rio Grande del Sol, Brazil, Eric Petersen Collection, Small Cabinet 4.0 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm, $100. Online 3/4/15 SOLD
Amethyst stalactite with an equant calcite rhomb 'speared' right through the middle. The amethyst has good vitreous luster and nice lilac color. There are some deep brown inclusions that are likely hematite. Mined c. 1990s.Just a tiny edge rub on calcite. Eric Petersen Collection.