Epidote Crystals Cluster from the Pampa Blanca District


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This epidote is from the 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 fans and blade-like clusters of crystals with secondary druse quartz and feldspar crystals associated with the piece. The clusters form a cone -like formation with terminated crystals on all sides. They are dark green with a bright vitreous luster and chisel-like terminations.. It measures 1 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 inches or 47 x 32 x 16 mm.

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Weight 6 oz

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