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About Amethyst and Citrine Cathedrals

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Image of AMETHYST CATHEDRALS in the Rock Professor
Image of Amethyst Cathedrals in a Brazilian warehouse


The cathedrals on our Website are true wonders of nature - they come from a series of basaltic flows in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. They are mined by hard rock mining methods, then cleaned cut and polished by local craftsmen.

Cathedrals are large GEODES formed in large gas bubbles in basaltic lava. 

Cathedrals are graded for sale by exterior size and shape; crystal size, color and perfection; and overall appearance. Also, the appearance of other minerals such as calcite and quartz which form after the amethyst, may add to the value.

Go to these Rock Professor pages for more information on AMETHYST or CITRINE.

Amethyst: Chemistry: SiO2 ♦ Variety: Quartz ♦ Transparency: Transparent to translucent ♦
Luster: vitreous ♦ Crystal system: Trigonal ♦ Moh's hardness: 7 ♦
Color: Various shades of purple ♦ Localities: Southern Brazil and Uruguay.
Citrine: A yellowish-brown variety of quartz often formed by heating amethyst
















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About Amethyst and Citrine Cathedrals

Cathedral, Amethyst CTH 1135

Cathedral, Amethyst CTH 1135

Sales price: $45.00

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· Merchandise may be returned within 10 days of the date of receipt.
· Returned items must be in original condition
· Goods must be in their original packaging.
· Upon receipt of the return, we will credit the card you used for payment for the amount of the purchase, less shipping.