Epidote Crystal Fans from the Pampa Blanca District


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This epidote is from t.he Pampa Blanca District, Castroverreyn Province, Huancavelica,  Peru This encompasses a large area that contains seven recognized mineral species. It is most famous for the occasional epidote crystal clusters found there. Epidote is a silicate that contains the elements Ca, Fe, Al, Si , O and H. This specimen consists of interpenetrating and randomly oriented, fan-like, clusters of epidote crystal clusters. These clusters form a cone-like or fan-like formations with terminated crystals on all sides. They are dark green with a bright vitreous luster and chisel-like terminations. There are druse quartz, feldspar and epidote crystals associated with the piece. The piece measures  2 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 inches or 38 x 32 x 28 mm.

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Weight8 oz