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: Sold

Dimensions: 45x25x18mm

Size: Miniature (M)

Recent Items for Sale

No new items at the moment


Interested in our newsletter? Get in touch via the email address on our contact page and we will add you to the mailing list.


XML Sitemap / broken links? / Powered by RB Web Development

Copyright © Peter Briscoe & Steetley Minerals. All Rights Reserved.