Natrolite with Stilbite
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Natrolite with Stilbite

Specimen # 102044
Mineral: Natrolite with Stilbite
Location: Natrolite, Cape Split, Blomidon Peninsula, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
Size: 9.5 x 7.5 x 5.1 cm


This specimen is a natrolite “pincushion”, with stilbite crystals around its perimeter. It is from a distinctive pocket found at Cape Spilt in 2015, in which the natrolite crystal aggregates were a light cream colour, and the crystals themselves are not purely parallel and radiating from the cluster’s centre. This one was in Terry Collett’s personal collection. In excellent condition and stands perfectly for display as photographed. I have taken photographs with varying shadows to help to show the form of the piece – it is a nicely rounded natrolite group, not as round as a ball. The colour of the natrolite is an off-white cream, not darker as any shadows might suggest. A great piece – an aesthetic, large Nova Scotia natrolite.

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Additional information

Dimensions 51 × 95 × 75 cm