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RM1527   Epidote

Concesión Morgan 3, Coayllo, Cañete, Lima, Peru

Epidote crystal of a really good size (also for this locality), very sharp and with parallel growths, developed prism, striated. Near doubly terminated. The terminal faces are well defined by various pinacoids. The brightness is excellent and the intense green color can be observed when the light strikes the crystals. Of a little represented locality in the collections.


Size: 8.0 x 5.5 x 2.8 cm.
Found in 2012

 

RM832   Epidote

Concesión Morgan 3, Coayllo, Cañete, Lima, Peru

Of this specimen I'm not sure if emphasize its size or defined faces and edges, or both. It is a sample for lovers of crystallography to those can give good moments! Brilliance, color, marked faces, rich in facets... An unique opportunity to have a crystal of this quality for the species.


Size: 6,8 x 5,0 x 4,8 cm.
Found in 2012.

 

RM834   Epidote

Concesión Morgan 3, Coayllo, Cañete, Lima, Peru

A very interesting cluster of sharp epidote crystals showing a developed striated prism and parallel growth. Terminal faces are defined by various pinacoids. The brilliance is excellent and the deep green color, near black in thick crystals, could be perfectly observed when light crosses through them. From a Peruvian locality not well represented in collections. Take a look in Mineralogical Record Tom's Online.


Size: 5,5 x 5,3 x 3,8 cm.
Main crystal: 38 x 24 mm.
Found in 2012.

 

RM661   Epidote

Concesión Morgan 3, Coayllo, Cañete, Lima, Peru

A very interesting cluster of sharp epidote crystals showing a developed striated prism, some doubly terminated. Terminal faces are defined by various pinacoids. The brilliance is excellent and the deep green color, near black in thick crystals, could be perfectly observed when light crosses through them. From a Peruvian locality not well represented in collections.


Size: 3,5 x 3,4 x 2,8 cm.
Main crystal: 18 x 8 mm.
Found in 2013.

 
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