Amethyst is a stone which is first seen in the game Rock Garden Deluxe and is unlocked after beating the record on Level 18 which is 01:30.
Trivia and Information
- Amethyst is the birthstone for those who are born in February or for the zodiacal sign of Pisces and Aquarius.
- This purple-hued gemstone is the most valuable variety of quartz. Amethyst is also the anniversary stone for 4th and 6th year of marriage.
- Amethyst is the national gemstone of Uruguay.
- The amethyst is assigned to the planet Neptune.
- Fine amethysts are featured in the British Crown Jewels and were also a favorite of Catherine the Great and Egyptian royalty.
- Amethyst stones are often associated with the Greek/Roman god Dionysus/Bacchus, god of wine, intoxication, madness, and agriculture.
- The Greek word "amethystos" translates into "not drunken."
- The colors range from purple, violet to pale red-violet.
- The deep colors are the most valuable, particularly a rich purple with rose flashes.
- The most important deposits are in Brazil, namely the "Palmeira" amethysts of Rio Grande do Sul and the "Maraba" amethysts of Para. Other deposits are found in Bolivia, Canada, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka, United States (Arizona), Uruguay and Zambia.