Gyrolite, Prehnite
Kandivali Quarry, Malad, Ward 38, Mumbai (Bombay), Mumbai District (Bombay District), Maharashtra, India
Small Cabinet, 7.7 x 6.0 x 2.2 cm
A SUPERB and AESTHETIC Indian combination piece from the now-closed Malad Quarry, near Bombay. A large, 3.5 cm, translucent, pastel yellowish-greenish, lamellar gyrolite ball is beautifully set on a sawed plate richly sprinkled with smaller gyrolite and colorless prehnite balls. The white matrix is coated with beige, drusy prehnite. Ex. George Feist Collection #1855.