Orange Stilbite - Rare find - Lesotho - Lot x 5

 

Origin: Africa, Lesotho, Albert's Mountain

 

Very unusual orange form of Stilbite, found in very limited quantities.

 

This interesting mineral was named in 1797 by Jean Claude de la Métherie, the name derived from the Greek word "stilbein", to glitter of shine, because of the pearly lustre of the crystal faces. It is a low-temperature secondary hydrothermal mineral that occurs in cavities of basaltic volcanic rocks.

 

The photos was taken in sunlight to show the best colours.

Orange Stilbite - Rare find - Lesotho - Lot x6

SKU: LOTS002
$12.00 Regular Price
$6.00Sale Price
  • Orange Stilbite - Rare find - Lesotho - Lot x 6

    Origin: Africa, Lesotho, Albert's Mountain

    Size: 21 mm x 20 mm to 32 mm x 30 mm, total weight 64 grams

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