Cavansite, Stilbite-Ca
Wagholi Quarry, Wagholi, Pune District (Poonah District), Maharashtra, India
Large Cabinet, 18.0 x 15.3 x 5.5 cm
A sculptural, very impressive, large cabinet cavansite specimen from recent finds at the Wagholi Quarry. Clusters and individual crystals of lustrous, fine, royal-blue cavansite are richly and very aesthetically strewn on the plate covered with pearlescent stilbite blades. The cavansite ball perched on the edge of the top of the plate is 1.5 cm and the excellent cluster on the lower right is 2.7 cm across.