2.5" Prehnite Spheres with Epidote - Mali
This specimen contains bright green spheres of prehnite that formed in union with lustrous epidote crystals. The prehnite globules of this specimen range in a variety of sizes, with the largest single crystal measuring .9" wide.
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.