This Specimen has been sold.
Towering, 38" Tall, Prasiolite (Green Quartz) Geode - Uruguay
Due to the size and weight of this piece it will be shipped on a pallet or in a crate via freight. Our website can't automatically calculate freight shipping costs so these costs will be calculated and billed after purchase. Please contact us prior to purchase if you need a shipping quote.
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.