‘Empress of Uruguay’ At 2500 tons & about 11 ft. tall, she’s the largest amethyst geode (or any geode) we know of. She now belongs to collectors, René and Nelleke Boissevain who show her off in Queensland, Australia.
Uruguay. Amethyst. Uruguay and Brazil are the source of most of the purple crystals of Quartz called Amethyst. This is perhaps the largest geode in the world. called "The Empress of Uruguay". Geodes are formed as gas bubbles within volcanic rocks, often basalt, which are then partly filled by mineral solutions that cool and crystallize inside them. URUGUAY
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. For the best of art, food, culture, travel, head to theculturetrip.com. Or click http://theculturetrip.com/south-america/uruguay/ for everything a traveler needs to know about Uruguay.