MINERAL GEM WORLD
This is a natural untreated specimen from Peru-great for any collection.
Weight 645.4 cts
Size 80x45x30 mm app
one of the most outstanding display minerals. The finest and most desirable
form of this mineral is in delicate elongated crystals that are extremely
lustrous and often interconnected. This form is highly treasured by collectors
and creates one of the finest mineral showpieces. The color of Epidote is
almost invariably green, in all different shades and tones, with a pistachio
color habit being very typical.
forms a group of related minerals, with the mineral Epidote being the most
prominent member of the group. Two uncommon members of the Epidote group are
Epidote-) (which is more popularly known as Hancockite), and Epidote-(.
Though often regarded as varieties of Epidote, these two forms are classified
by the IMA as individual mineral species.