Epidote – Parallel Growth Crystals from the Tormig Valley


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This epidote is from the Tormig Valley in the Haramosh Mountans, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. This river valley encompasses a large area containing many mines and diggings. The area contains many alpine deposits and pegmatites that produce a variety of mineral crystals including epidote. It is a silicate that contains the elements Ca, Al, Fe, Si, O and H. This is a formation of parallel crystals that have elongated tabular habits. They have bysolite matrix attached. This piece is measures 5 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 inches or 147 x 28 x 20 mm.

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Weight9 oz