Stilbite on Chalcedony


I’m generally not a big fan of most Zeolites, mainly because they’re overabundant and usually of poor quality. But I discovered a handful that I couldn’t look the other way and picked them up. These Stilbites are perfectly formed, translucent with a beautiful pearl luster. This particular piece is nicely balanced with excellent contrast and has a kind of “motion” to it (don’t ask me to explain . . . ). Amazing show piece.

Location: Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India

Size: 12.5 x 12 x 4.5 cm

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