Amethyst Gem Grade Facet Rough (natural color amethyst gemstone rough)
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Amethyst Facet Rough
(natural color amethyst gem-grade rough for faceting)

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Amethyst Facet or Lapidary Rough


Item: amef128
316.1grams (1580 carats)
4 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 inches approx.
Maraba, Brazil
Price: $126.44
This large crystal of amethyst lapidary rough was mined in Maraba, Brazil and has colors of light to dark purple with some noticeable color zoning. The upper portion of this crystal shows bluish color overtones in fluorescent lighting and reddish color overtones in incandescent lighting. The lower portion of this crystal grades from transparent purple down to milky white quartz at the base. Also there is still some milky white still attached to the sides. Although this rough contains some noticeable veils and small inclusions it should cut two (2) or more large gem stones, or a nice carving or cabs. The large clean areas require some orientation for the best results.

Amethyst Facet or Lapidary Rough


Item: amef129
290.2grams (1451 carats)
4 5/8 x 2 x 1 3/4 inches approx.
Maraba, Brazil
Price: $101.57
This large crystal of amethyst lapidary rough was mined in Maraba, Brazil and has colors of light to dark purple with some noticeable color zoning. The upper portion of this crystal shows some bluish color overtones in fluorescent lighting and reddish color overtones in incandescent lighting. The lower portion of this crystal grades from transparent purple down to milky white quartz at the base. Also there is still some milky white quartz attached to the sides. Although this rough contains some noticeable veils and small inclusions it should cut several smaller nice gem stones, or a nice carving or cabs. The clean areas require some orientation for the best results.

Amethyst Facet or Lapidary Rough


Item: amef130
219.4grams (1097 carats)
4 1/8 x 2 x 1 5/8 inches approx.
Maraba, Brazil
Price: $98.73
This large crystal of amethyst lapidary rough was mined in Maraba, Brazil and has colors of light to dark purple with some noticeable color zoning. The upper portion of this crystal shows bluish color overtones in fluorescent lighting and reddish color overtones in incandescent lighting. The lower portion of this crystal grades from transparent purple down to milky white quartz at the base. Also there is still some milky white still attached to the sides. Although this rough contains some noticeable veils and small inclusions it should cut one (1) very large gem and other smaller gemstones, or a nice carving or cabs. The large clean areas require some orientation for the best results.

Gem-Grade Amethyst Rough, 289.75 carats


Item: amef124
This Facet grade amethyst rough specimen weighs 289.75 carats (57.95 grams)
Natural Amethyst Facet Rough Dimensions: 1.8" x 1.4" x 1"
Discovered at Maraba, Brazil
Price: $115.90
This piece of natural amethyst gem grade rough was found at Maraba, Brazil. It has 100% natural color with some color zoning. In one direction, this natural amethyst chunk has very pale purple color. Perpendicular to this direction the color is a beautiful light purple color as shown at left. This rare quality amethyst piece makes a great specimen of gem grade amethyst just as it is. This amethyst specimen is also ideal for making a large flawless carving or faceted gemstones. It is over 50% internally flawless, and it would yield more than 80 carats of totally clean faceted gemstones.

Gem-Grade Amethyst Rough, 679.5 carats


Item: amef127
This Facet grade amethyst rough specimen weighs 679.5 carats (135.9grams)
Natural Amethyst Facet Rough Dimensions: 2.4" x 2.3" x 1.7"
Discovered at Maraba, Brazil
Price: $271.80
This piece of natural amethyst gem grade rough was found at Maraba, Brazil. It has 100% natural color with noticeable color zoning showing almost colorless areas, some smoky quartz areas, and other areas with beautiful light purple color. See also another view of this natural bi-color specimen of natural amethyst facet rough. This natural color amethyst rough piece makes a great specimen of gem grade amethyst with smoky quartz just as it is, although it also is ideal for making a large flawless carving or a large flawless faceted gemstone with both amethyst and smoky quartz in the same gem (bi-color amethyst with smoky quartz!). This natural color amethyst rough is over 60% internally flawless, and it would yield over 200 carats of totally clean faceted gemstones.

Gem-Grade Amethyst Rough, 926.5 carats


Item: amef123
926.5 carats (185.3 grams)
3.6" x 1.9" x 1.7"
mined at Maraba, Brazil
Price: $592.96
This extra large size piece of rare quality amethyst gem grade rough was mined in Maraba, Brazil. It has 100% natural color with noticeable color zoning. About 50% of this natural amethyst chunk has very pale color, and the rest has beautiful medium purple color. It shows bluish color overtones when viewed with flourescent lighting, and there are reddish color overtones under incandescent lighting. This rare quality amethyst piece is ideal for making a large flawless carving. It is over 90% internally flawless! It would yield more than 400 carats of totally clean faceted gemstones!
 


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Our facet-grade amethyst pieces make great mineral specimens just as they are, although they are often purchased for lapidary use to cut amethyst gems or to make gem-grade amethyst carvings.

We have been mining for amethyst, aquamarine, topaz, citrine, tourmaline & other gems in Brazil for the last 30 years, and we have a large selection of natural amethyst rough and natural amethyst crystals in stock, from several different localities in Brazil.

We also have lapidary grade chevron amethyst rough pieces available in a wide range of sizes including large decorator specimens of chevron amethyst rough weighing over 100 pounds each!

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