2.9" Green Prehnite Crystal Cluster - Morocco
This is a specimen of green prehnite found in Morocco. The prehnite crystals formed in seemingly striated patterns in a bunched up aggregation. There appears to be small acicular epidote inclusions on this specimen.
Prehnite is a calcium aluminum silicate with the chemical composition Ca2Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)2. It generally occurs as volcanic cavity infillings, and typically is a shade between yellow and green, however colorless and blue specimens are not unheard of.
Imilchil, Midelt Province, Morocco
2.9 x 1.5"