1.5" Yellow-Green Clinozoisite Crystal Cluster - Peru

This is a 1.5" wide cluster of yellow-green clinozoisite crystals that were collected from the Cañete Province of Peru.

Clinozoisite is a aluminum calcium sorosilicate with the complex chemical formula {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH). It is a member of the epidote group and is often found exhibiting colorless, yellow, yellow-green, green or pink coloration. It also goes by the name of "aluminum epidote" and is found in locations of metamorphism and calcium baring sedimentary rocks.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Clinozoisite
LOCATION
Cerro San Cristobal, Cañete Province, Lima Dept., Peru
SIZE
1.5 x 1.15"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#121988