3.6" Prehnite Spheres with Epidote and Stilbite - Mali

This specimen contains bright green spheres of prehnite, sharing a matrix with lustrous epidote crystals and small stilbite crystals. The prehnite globules of this specimen range in a variety of sizes, with the largest crystal measuring 1.3" wide.

Epidote is a green, silicate mineral that is commonly found in regionally metamorphosed rocks. It often forms lustrous, elongated and interconnected crystals that are highly coveted by collectors. While nearly all epidote is green it may take on many different shades and tones from yellowish to deep green.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Prehnite, Epidote and Stilbite
LOCATION
Kayes Region, Mali
SIZE
3.6" long, 2.6" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#56093