Month: May 2017

Fluorite

Aiguille Verte, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Here is a perfect isolated pink fluorite octahedron on its demineralized granite matrix. This kind of specimen is typical from the Aiguille Verte area.. Size: 85 mm x 48 mm 

SOLD

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Prehnite, Epidote & Adularia

Gneiss quarries, Arvigo, Calanca Valley, Misox (Mesolcina Valley), Grischun, Switzerland

Classic prehnite, epidote and adularia association from the gneiss quarries at Arvigo, Switzerland. Lustrous and translucent, helmet-shaped, pastel-green prehnite crystals. The adularia covered matrix is richly sprinkled with gemmy, acicular, olive-green epidote crystals. Collecting is now forbidden at the quarries. Size: 75 mm x 67 mm x 35 mm

SOLD

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