Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Amethyst on Steins


Feature Name Amethyst
Clean Name Amethyst
Feature ID 14989
Target Steins
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 28.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 28.90 °
Easternmost Longitude 343.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 343.20 °
Diameter 0.45 km
Center Latitude 28.90 °
Center Longitude 343.20 °
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Continent -
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [272] - The Nature Company Guides: Rocks and Fossils, by Arthur B. Busbey III, Robert R. Coenraads, Paul Willis, and David Roots: Time Life Books, Australia, 1996.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 09, 2012
Origin Violet gemstone, a variety of the mineral quartz.
Last Updated May 09, 2012 11:56 AM