Amethyst is a purple variety of the Quartz family of crystals. It is a semiprecious stone, and the birthstone for February. It sits at a 7 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, and is likely the single most recognized gemstone on the planet. Phantom Amethyst shows an image (a Phantom) embedded in the crystal that gives the impression of a crystal within a crystal. This effect is created by another substance besides Quartz washing over the amethyst during it's natural growth cycle.
This Phantom Amethyst has a color range of white/purple on the one end, to a gorgeous deep purple near the other piece. This piece has a unique shape and a beautiful shimmer, it would make a good stone to carry along with you, or in the car!
Phantom Amethyst specifically is used extensively in Crystal Grid layouts because it is believed to help attune your emotional health. Amethyst is a widely used stone, in some cases referred to as an "all-purpose" stone because of how often it is utilized. It is thought to enhance spiritual intuition and possess a high spiritual vibration making it a fantastic meditation aid.