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 specimen has a striking appearance with its facets creating a great dark purple peak. This piece has an ideal shape with its stable base, and would make a great gift for a friend, or for yourself!
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 believed to enhance spiritual intuition and possess a high spiritual vibration making it a fantastic meditation aid.