3.3" Peach Stilbite Crystal Cluster with Heulandite - India

This is a beautiful, 3.3" wide stilbite crystal cluster that was collected from India. The crystals are in great condition and have a peach coloration. There are colorless heulandite crystals naturally associated with the stilbite.

Stilbite is a tectosilicate mineral of the zeolite group that is commonly found in zeolite deposits. Crystals often form flowery bowtie or hourglass-shaped structures and come in a variety of colors. Some of the most beautiful colorations are the pink or peach tints.

Heulandite is a mineral of the zeolite group that also fits within the silicate and tectosilicates groups. It has the general chemical formula (Ca,Na)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36 · 12H2O, but the calcium and sodium can be substituted by potassium, barium, or strontium ions. Heulandite crystals will often form as distinctive tabular, radiating crystals with a vitreous luster, and can display a variety of colors including white, green, brown, orange, red, pink, yellow, grey, and black.
Stilbite & Heulandite
Maharashtra, India
3.3" long