Mineral Specimen #5303 Vesuvianite variety Idocrase
Crestmore Quarries, Crestmore, San Bernardino Co., California
5.7 x 5.2 x 3.5 cm
Collected by Earl Pampeyan, 1948; Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
A cluster of relatively large, crude crystals of Vesuvianite which are brown in color with a hint of green. The surfaces of the Vesuvianite crystals have a high, glossy luster. There is also present an unidentified white to beige colored material which fluoresces weakly under LW.
Flaws: The Vesuvianite crystals have numerous cracks and there are damaged areas.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From California and Nevada | Sorosilicates | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars