Catalogue number #1952
Pargasite in Quartz
Ali Abad, Hunza Valley, Hunza District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Well formed pargasite crystal 5mm across, excellent colour and translucent with some stepped growth to crystal faces and termination. Partially eclosed in a clean white marble matrix. The matrix is also host to a couple of small golden phlogopite crystals <1mm. Attractive example of this relatively rare amphibole group mineral.