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White Amethyst

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My family recently visited Polor Caves. I came home with what I believe to be White Amethyst. Is this possible? It's a fraction of a geode.

asked Aug 19, 2013 by Stacy (120 points)

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Amethyst is purple quartz. So if its "White Amethyst" then its white quartz. There is no such thing as white amethyst or amethyst in any other color besides for purple.

answered Aug 22, 2013 by hershel (47,760 points)
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If its a white crystal from inside an amethyst geode then it is probably calcite. Calcite is often found inside Amethyst geodes, it is quite common.

answered Mar 2, 2014 by Abbityabbi (1,700 points)

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