Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Epidote

Views:
Watches:
MGR766001

Epidote

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Green Monster Mine, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3.5 × 2.4 cm
Description

Very uncommon speimen for Alaska. Usually we know thick blocky crystals - this here features very thin crystals which formed a very attractive group which is complete all around, only bottom was on the rock. All crystals show excellent luster and sharp end-points. No significant damages to report.

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...
Item Toolbox