• Forsterite
  • Forsterite
  • Forsterite
Silicates

Forsterite

$600.00   €545  £470.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8648
A terminated stubby lime-green Forsterite forming a spear-shaped crystal from Sapat Gali by Naran in the Mansehra District of Pakistan.  Forsterite is the Mg-rich end-member of the olivine solid solution series and is associated with the Earth’s mantel in its upper 400 km outer shell.  The off-matrix crystal is translucent and has slightly water-worn crystal faces with rounded edges.  A pleasing and typical example of this important rock forming mineral.

Details

Dimensions
3.2 × 2.6 × 1.7 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Silicates
Locality
Sapat Gali, Naran-Kaghan Valley, Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Forsterite

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