Amethyst (color)

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For other meanings of the word, see Amethyst (disambiguation).

The color amethyst is a moderate, transparent purple. It is also known as a deep shade of lavender. Its name is from the stone amethyst. This stone is a form of quartz but it is not always purple.it was a very prized stone before more abundance of it was found.