Amethyst is some of the most beautiful quartz on the planet. As with all minerals, amethyst comes in many grades and often those grades depend on the location the mineral came from. The highest quality amethyst comes from Uruguay. Its color is so saturated it can almost appear black. Our amethyst is from the Las Bolsas mine in Uruguay. The pieces are graded AAA extra for color and quality. The points are in perfect condition and the color is amazing. A perfect piece for anyones collection.