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Amethyst Mineral Specimen

Title Amethyst Mineral Specimen
Artist/Maker Uruguay Piedras (Retailer)
Date 2006 ca.
Medium Amethyst quartz
Dimensions h. 6.25 x w. 5 x d. 2.5 in. (h. 15.875 x w. 12.7 x d. 6.35 cm)
Credit Line U.S. Senate Collection
Accession Number 71.00004.000

  • Object Description
  • This amethyst mineral specimen was accepted by a senator on behalf of the United States in 2006 as a gift from a government official of Uruguay. As with all foreign gifts, its acceptance and use are governed by the Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act (5 U.S.C. § 7342).
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