Amethyst is the most prized and sought after variety of the quartz family. Although it can be found around the world, the majority of amethyst deposits come from Brazil and Uruguay. When manganese is present in quartz, it produces amethyst. The amount of iron present can contribute to the depth of purple.
Chemical formula: SiO₂
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