Catalogue number #2176
Perovskite (TL) with Epidote
Akhmatovskaya Mine, Nazyamskie Mts, Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Southern Urals, Russia
A lustrous, pseudo-cubic perovskite crystal 1cm across dominates the specimen with few smaller crystals and needle like light green epidote at the base. The main crystal is contacted on one corner and the back face is uneven where is has developed against matrix but it shows excellent crystal form. Attractive miniature from the type locality for perovskite. Displays best supported. Ex. Mark Shathin collection.