Prehnite on Epidote
Diakon, Cercle de Boufalabe, Kayes Region, Mali
Cabinet, 12.1 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm
Two clusters of satiny lustered, translucent, apple green spheres of prehnite, to 4 cm across, are perched nicely on a matrix of lustrous blackish green epidote crystals, to 4 cm in length. The underside of a few epidote crystals are contacted and clearly exhibit their underlying, classic, pistachio green color. A large and beautiful specimen with no damage.