Quartz (Var: Chalcedony), Scolecite

Specimen ID: 8DW-EYV

Mineral(s)
Quartz (Var: Chalcedony) : SiO2
Scolecite : CaAl2Si3O10·3H2O
Locality
As recorded:
Chandanapuri, Samgamner, Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India
Dimensions
27mm x 18mm x 18mm
Description
Pretty specimen from less known locality in India - Chandanapuri, Maharashtra. It displays beautiful orange Scolecite with bursting Sun shape. It forms a spray of needle crystals. They are delicate with intense color. At the top botryoidal, colorless Chalcedony balls cover the tips of the Scolecite needles making an exquisite diadem. The specimen has very original and aesthetic 360 degree display. In very good condition - some small contacts., Cute!
Previous data
Mineral(s)
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