• Vesuvianite
  • Vesuvianite
  • Vesuvianite
  • Vesuvianite
  • Vesuvianite
  • Vesuvianite
Silicates

Vesuvianite

$4,000.00   €3,708  £3,090.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC17592

This small miniature Vesuvianite from Jeffrey mine at Asbestos in Québec, Canada, is a stunning example of the violet form from this most famous of localities.  This off-matrix specimen is composed entirely of intergrown lustrous Vesuvianite crystals of the most intense blackberry-violet, a colour regarded very highly amongst collectors.  The largest crystal is 1.3 cm long and many are about 1 cm.  The larger crystals are translucent, but as they diminish in size they become more transparent, with some becoming gemmy.  A choice lilac Vesuvianite from Jeffrey mine.

Details

Dimensions
3.4 × 2.6 × 2.6 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Estrie, Québec, Canada

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Vesuvianite

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