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Mar 02, 2013· Pfeiffer Beach’s purple color comes from deposits of manganese garnet, a mineral that erodes from the surrounding cliffs. As the waves lap up against the shore, they swirl the purple grains into psychedelic tie-dye patterns. Make sure to stick around for sunset, and watch the vivid ombre sky illuminate the blue ocean and violet shore.Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer: The 10 Oddest,,Jun 29, 2016· Pfeiffer Beach, California (Facebook),which is believed to get its color from manganese garnet fragments from rocks on the cliffs that overlook the beach.,is home to green sand…5 colourful beaches that prove that Mother Nature is an,,3. Pfeiffer Beach, United States . On regular days, Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur, California looks breathtaking, but the real stunner is after a storm, when the quartz and manganese garnet deposits from the surrounding cliffs get washed down to the beach, turning the sands a vivid purple hue.