3.8" Epidote Crystal Cluster on Actinolite - Pakistan
This is an incredibly beautiful crystal specimen, with seemingly flawless dark green epidote crystals protruding from the pistachio green crystal coated, actinolite matrix. Various shapes and sizes of epidote crystals can be found throughout this specimen.
Epidote is a green, silicate mineral that is commonly found in regionally metamorphosed rocks. It often forms lustrous, elongated and interconnected crystals that are highly coveted by collectors. While nearly all epidote is green it may take on many different shades and tones from yellowish to deep green.