Chevron Amethyst is a unique blend of Amethyst and White Quartz. The White Quarts usually is seen in a Zigzag (or Chevron) pattern. Amethyst is a purple variety of Quartz often used as an ornament. Upon exposure to heat, Amethyst generally becomes yellow, which some refer to as Citrine or “burnt” Amethyst. It occurs in color from a light, slightly pinkish violet to a deep grape purple. It is widely distributed as an ornamental stone, but fine, clear specimens that are suitable for cutting are used in jewelry.