As a member of the quartz family, amethyst is one of the most common, hence under-appreciated, gemstones on the market.
Color: purple, violet
Categories: semi-precious stone
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.544 – 1.553
Occurrence: Brazil, Uraguay, Bolivia, Madagascar, Russia, USA, Zambia