Marshy Apophyllite Flower on Basalt Matrix - #20T132
14 cm x 13 cm
Primary Mineral(s): Apophyllite
Location: Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
Year of discovery: 2019
1. A very rare flower of terminated green marshy apophyllite crystals formed on basalt matrix.
2. The word marshy refers to the inclusion of chlorite in the mineral, because of its dark-green shade.
3. The darkbrown color inclusion on apophyllites in the specimen is the deposit of iron (hematite).