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Epistilbite

#PD36140

Epistilbite

#PD36140
Availability
Sold
Size
13 x 9 x 2 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Ca3(Si18Al6)O48·16H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Bernardsville, Somerset Co., New Jersey, United States
Tagged
zeolite

Labeled as Epistilbite by Paul Moore.  This is a good specimen with good coverage of orange radial crystal groups to 4mm. Moore's old label number matched the number on the mineral for good provenance (see prov. tab).

Epistilbite

Formula
Ca3(Si18Al6)O48·16H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Spherical, Twinning Common 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white, yellowish white, reddish white, brownish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pedial 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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