This duel color gemstone has a beautuful purple color with golden undertones on the ends. Truly unique. Read on for some background on this incredible gemstone.
Ametrine is a rare gemstone with a finite supply that is produced in commercial quantities at only one mine in the world. It is a relative newcomer to the gemstone trade, being available in small quantities for just a few decades.
According to legend, the Ayoreo Indian tribe of eastern Bolivia knew about the bicolor quartz crystals over 500 years ago. Perhaps the earliest formal documentation of natural quartz crystals with zonal coloring of purple and yellow is in a 1925 issue of American Mineralogist. These were basal sections of quartz crystals with color sectors alternating between purple and yellow.
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