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Epidote variety Piemontite

#PD34296

Epidote variety Piemontite

#PD34296
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 7 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca2Fe3+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Washoe Co., Nevada, United States

Deep red prismatic Epidote variety Piemontite as ~1cm compact veins and encrustations with lustrous crystals lying flat on pinkish matrix. Rich piece!

Epidote variety Piemontite, colored red by an enrichment of Mn, is not to be mistaken for the mineral Piemontite, which is a member of the Epidote group.

Epidote

Formula
Ca2Fe3+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Fibrous, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellowish green, brownish green, black, yellow, gray 
Streak
grayish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Regular 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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