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a transparent purple variety of quartz

of a moderate purple color

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Legal to Hunt: Indian python, Burmese python, reticulated python, Northern African/ rock python, Southern African python, amethystine python, scrub python, green anaconda and Nile monitor.
Burmese Pythons, Reticulated Pythons, Rock Pythons, Amethystine pythons, Green Anacondas and Nile Monitor lizards) who do not have permits to turn their pets over to a permit holder or ROC drop-off point, which Reptile Clan Rescue is listed as with the FWC, with no questions asked.
Matthew recalled: "I had an eight-foot amethystine python in the coconut tree in my backyard of my house and a six-foot garden python in my shed.
Writing about the 1931 High Trip, Adams unwittingly exposed this paradox in his figurative writing for, in preparing a fire, "you are aware of the rich magic of the Sierra dusk; the world flames with consuming fiery light and quickly smoulders to ashes of cold and amethystine gray.
This is a Paradise--at the end you see the Tusk [sic] mountain and no others with an outline of surpassing beauty, and if such an evening as I had a light over them that bears you to the seventh heaven--I shall never forget the amethystine glow--that filled the whole atmosphere and tinged the silvery rocks of Maam Turk with ineffable loveliness--but every prismatic colour was visible on the mountains all softened by this violet sort of smile'.