2.8" Epidote Crystal Cluster - Peru
This is a beautiful crystal specimen that contains dark green-brown epidote crystals protruding from a pistachio green 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.