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Hi, Can anyone knows what is the real colour of Amethyst is it light purple, dark purple or reddish purple?

Andalso tell me is Brazilian amethyst good from others?


  1. The primary color of Amethyst is purple, but it depends on where it has been mined. People who are in the know can tell by the characteristics where it came from by it’s color, and clarity

  2. Words > Dictionary am·e·thyst (ăm’É™-thÄ­st)
    A purple or violet form of transparent quartz used as a gemstone.
    A purple variety of corundum used as a gemstone.
    A moderate purple to grayish reddish purple.
    [Middle English amatist, from Old French, from Latin amethystus, from Greek amethustos, not drunk or intoxicating, remedy for intoxication, amethyst : a-, not; see a—1 + *methuskein, to intoxicate (from methuein, to be drunk, from methu, wine).]
    amethystine am’e·thys’tine (-thÄ­s’tÄ­n, -tÄ«n’) adj.
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    Directory > Science > Science and Technology Encyclopedia Amethyst
    The transparent purple to violet variety of the mineral quartz. Amethyst is rare in the deep colors that characterize fine quality. It is usually colored unevenly and is often heated slightly in an effort to distribute the color more evenly. Heating at higher temperatures usually changes it to yellow or brown (rarely green), and further heating removes all color. The principal sources are Brazil, Arizona, Uruguay, and Russia. See also Gem; Quartz.
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