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Clinozoisite

Clinozoisite

Specimen # 102175
Mineral: Clinozoisite
Location: Cerro San Cristobal, San Vincente de Cañete, Cañete Province, Lima Dept., Peru
Size: 5.3 x 3.9 x 2.2 cm
Price: $35.00 CAD

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Detailed Description

This specimen hosts sharp, highly-lustrous clinozoisite crystals, including super contact twins. In very good condition, a couple of incomplete crystas, close to the periphery. These are excellent clinzoisite crystals.

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About These Clinozoisite Specimens

These clinozoisite specimens were found in 2017. I understand that the workings where they were found are only operational on a sporadic basis. The specific zone from which these specimens were recovered is apparently now done, and they have encountered a bit of epidote as the work has advanced beyond the clinozoisite zone. Excellent display specimens of clinozoisite are generally uncommon – one thinks of the famous finds at Alchuri in the Shigar Valley in Pakistan, and few other localities come to mind. These clinozoisite specimens are different - they are all clustered groups of crystals.

Detailed Description

This specimen hosts sharp, highly-lustrous clinozoisite crystals, including super contact twins. In very good condition, a couple of incomplete crystas, close to the periphery. These are excellent clinzoisite crystals.

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About These Clinozoisite Specimens

These clinozoisite specimens were found in 2017. I understand that the workings where they were found are only operational on a sporadic basis. The specific zone from which these specimens were recovered is apparently now done, and they have encountered a bit of epidote as the work has advanced beyond the clinozoisite zone. Excellent display specimens of clinozoisite are generally uncommon – one thinks of the famous finds at Alchuri in the Shigar Valley in Pakistan, and few other localities come to mind. These clinozoisite specimens are different - they are all clustered groups of crystals.