A transparent purple variety of quartz; used as a gemstone.
Variety of quartz, SiO2, colored violet by the presence of small quantities of impurities such as manganese or iron; used as a semiprecious stone. Amethysts are found chiefly in the Ural Mountains, India, the US, Uruguay, and Brazil.
Dragi kamen ljubičaste boje (po verovanju starih Grka čuva od pijanstva).
Plavi korund (dragi kamen). (lat.)