Amethyst mines brazil
Cathedral Geodes Brazil. Arguably the largest amethyst deposits on Earth are found in Rio Grande do Sul province in extreme southern Brazil. In this area, numerous mines produce large quantities of amethyst geodes that range in size from a few inches up to tens of feet in height. The amethyst encountered can be very pale purpleAMETHYST MINING IN BRAZIL By David Stanley Epstein Brazil is currently the leader in overall production of amethyst. This article de scribes the author's visits to three of Bra zil most important mining areas: Mar abd, Pan dArco, and Rio Grande do Sul. Each represents a different geologic envi ronment and, therefore, a variety of min amethyst mines brazil
Sep 02, 2010 journey through precious stone ametyst production sites in the amazon state of Para. tours around the underground. mineral exploration in active mines in brazil.