Vesuvianite (Idocrase) - 841

Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Skurdu district, Northern Areas, Pakistan


Attractive and unusual vesuvianite. The middle of the crystals shows a deep wine colour but later growth has taken the form of parallel straw coloured acicular crystals creating a chatoyant -'cats eye' effect.

Formula: Ca19(Al,Mg,Fe)13Si18O68(O,OH,F)10


Status: Available

Dimensions: 45x25x18mm

Size: Miniature (M)



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