This piece features a large clinozoisite twin, with several other associated twinned crystals. All of the crystals are sharp and well defined, Some crystal faces are highly lustrous and others (particularly the terminations) are more frosty. At some angles the light really plays brightly in the large crystal. In very good condition, a couple of incomplete crystals at the base (one end) of the large one. Stands as photographed. These are pretty impressive clinozoisite 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.