Magnetite, Epidote
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Magnetite, Epidote

Specimen # 100621
Mineral: Magnetite, Epidote
Location: Dashkesan Deposit, Maly Caucasus, Koshkarchai Valley, Azerbaijan
Size: 8.3 x 6.0 x 3.8 cm


Detailed Description

This piece is an island, covered with a forest of epidote crystal sprays, and hosting two main clusters of brilliant intergrown magnetite crystals. The lustre on the magnetites is top, and the crystals are incredibly sharp. in excellent condition, no damage to the magnetites, some incomplete epidotes. The base of this one has been cut flat with a saw. A sweet combination piece with super magnetites!


About These Magnetites

The finest quality magnetite crystals from the famous iron deposits at Dashkesan are among the nicest magnetite specimens from anywhere. These magnetite crystals are particularly special because they feature predominantly the dodecahedron, modified by triangular octahedral faces – they are different from more typical octahedral magnetite crystals.

Additional information

Dimensions 83 × 60 × 38 cm