Mineral Specimen #4473 Vesuvianite (Bicolor)
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
6.1 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm
2.4 x 2 x 1.5 in
This specimen is composed entirely of Veusvianite crystals. The color ranges from a light green to a rosy red/violet which is often describied as raspberry colored. In some cases, both colors are found in the same crystal. A ridged mound of crystals rises up in the middle of the specimen. The crystals have smooth surfaces which have a high, glassy luster.
Condition: Very Good
Flaws: There is a small bruised section on the smaller ridge at the top of the specimen
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Canada | Sorosilicates | Minerals Priced Between 100 and 199 Dollars