Epidote – Cluster of Lg Tabular and Pseudo-octahedral crystals – Kharan


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This epidote is from Maldeen in the Ras Koh Mountains in the Kharan District, Balochistan, Pakistan. This locale contains large veins of crystalline epidote that contain vugs and exposed veins filled with crystals. Epidote is a silicate that contains the elements Ca, Al, Fe, Si, O and H. This specimen consists of a mixed cluster of large hexagonal tabular crystals and pseudo-octahedral crystals. Their luster varies from bright vitreous to chatoyant depending on their orientation to the light source. It has terminated crystals on all sides with a former crystal attachment point at the base or rear of cluster. It can be displayed from all angles. It is a large piece weighing over one pound and measuring 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 inches or 90 x 82 x 68 mm.

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Weight22 oz

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