Apophyllite-(Kf), Stilbite
Pune District (Poonah District), Maharashtra, India
Miniature, 4.0 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm
This specimen, because of its deep emerald green color and crystallography, is reminiscent of the very best fluorapophyllites that came out of this area of India more than 25 years ago. Although not on matrix, this specimen does have pearlescent stilbite crystals, to .6 cm across, nestled among the fluorapophyllite crystals with pyramidal terminations. The largest of the lustrous fl-apophyllite crystals measures 2 cm tall. In person it has a GORGEOUS and incendiary color, the most intense green you will EVER find in an Indian green apoph... 4 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm