Definition of amethystine in English:

amethystine

adjective

  • See amethyst

    • ‘Quartz is typically drusy and colorless, but amethystine and smoky varieties are also observed.’
    • ‘They either ‘stand alone’ or on a matrix of milky to slightly amethystine quartz crystals.’
    • ‘Small, tan to brown, 2-5 - mm calcite crystals are also associated with milky to slightly amethystine quartz crystals.’
    • ‘Their interiors are filled with crystallized clear, smoky, and amethystine quartz and calcite.’
    • ‘A specimen in the collection of one of the authors consists of an aesthetic group of slightly amethystine stubby quartz scepters with rhodochrosite on marmatite.’

Pronunciation

amethystine

/aməˈθɪstiːn/