Learn About - Amethyst

* Amethyst is a type of quartz that is light purple to a very deep purple color. 

* You can find in many places in the world, though Brazil is the largest exporter in the world.  

* Amethyst is the birthstone for the month of February.  

* It is very popular in the use of jewelry making. 

* It is also the state gemstone of South Carolina.  

* Are you ready for this? Every Wed. is Amethyst day!  

Check out the link below to see one of the largest amethyst geodes in the word.  Very cool!!

https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/permanent-exhibitions/grand-gallery/amethyst-geode