Amethyst, quartz, and agate geode slice, with a touch of green chlorite. From Artigas, Uruguay.
Dimensions: 4″ long x 2.6″ wide x .4″ thick
Weight: .3 lbs / 122.2 grams
In the northwest of Uruguay, about 50 km south of the city of Artigas, nestled in the basaltic subsoil, is located one of the most important agates and amethyst mining districts in the world.