It was as if they stood at the window of some elven-tower, curtained with threaded jewels of silver and gold, and ruby, sapphire and amethyst, all kindled with an unconsuming fire.

–The Window on the West, The Two Towers

Amethyst is a large, purple gemstone.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Amethyst ore.

Amethyst gems can be obtained by mining them from their ore or by trading.

As with many other materials, you can make an amethyst block with nine pieces of amethyst in a crafting table.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Amethyst has a value of 7 on the Mohs Hardness Scale.
  • Amethyst used to be a gemstone with value close to emerald, ruby, or sapphire, but since then enormous deposits discovered in Brazil have lowered its value.

AmberAmethystCoralDiamondEmeraldOpalPearlRubySapphireTopaz

Ores of Middle-earth

Vanilla: Coal • Gold • Iron
Common: CopperNitreSaltSilverSulfurTin
Gems: AmberAmethystDiamondEmeraldOpalRubySapphireTopaz
Biome-specific: DurnorEdhelvirGlowstoneGulduril
Lapis LazuliMithrilMorgul IronRemains

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