Amethyst Occurrences
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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

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Amethyst Photos
last edited:  11/11/   
Mineral information on quartz
hardness: 7

USA Locations
Arizona:

     Four Peaks, Gila County
Colorado:
     Pennoyer Mine, Redfeather Lakes, Larimer County
Maine:                                                                                                      
     Deer Hill
Montana:
     Pohndorf Mine, Jefferson County
New Hampshire:
     North Conway
North Carolina

World-Wide  Locations
Brazil:
     Maraba    
     Minas Gerais
     Rio Grande do Sul, Bahaia   
Canada:
     Pearl, Thunder Bay, Ontario
     Elbow Lake, North of Loon, Ontario
     Digby, Nova Scotia
China
Korea
Mexico:
     Piedras Parado, Las Vigas, Veracruz                            
     Guerro
     Chihuahua
Namibia
Rumania:
     Parkwia
     Macskamezo, Transylvania
Russia:
     Ural Mountains
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Uruguay
Zambia

Special Note:
Amethyst will lose its color when heated to 230-260 degrees F.
Amethyst wil  turn yellow to citrine at 500 t0 600 degrees F