Apophyllite Colored by Chlorite on Mordenite Matrix - #C47
18.5cm x 10.5cm x 10cm
Primary Mineral(s): Apophyllite with chlorite
Secondary Mineral(s): Mordenite
Locality: Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Year of Discovery: 2019
1. Marshy-green apophyllite like this gets its color from chlorite, which often appears as a green rough stone.
2. Brown hematite adds a reddish-brown color to some crystals. This is an iron inclusion.
3. Mordenite coats some of the crystals in this specimen.
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