Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Epidote Psm Garnet & Dravite

Views:
Watches:
KRM686740

Epidote Psm Garnet & Dravite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 5 × 5 cm
Description

In intereting unusual pseudo example of tiny greenish epidote after large well doubly terminated 5cm x 5cm x 5cm garent crystal, dark black well terminated crystals of black mineral probably dravite crystals can also inter grown on Garnet crystal, very unusual materials, undamaged! Nice captivating specimen inperson!   

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Dravite

Formula: 
Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), Slovenia
Item Toolbox