Mineral Specimen #5926 Smoky Quartz (Morion), K-Feldspar, Epidote, Unidentified Zeolite
Jietou, Wulian Co., Rizhao Prefecture, Shandong Province, China
6.7 x 5.8 x 3.4 cm
A jet black, opaque, well formed Smokey Quartz crystal with a high luster on its surfaces. Scattered across its surface are small, gemmy, green Epidote crystals. On two faces of the termination, there is an encrustation of off white, unidentified material. At the base of the crystal, there are a few feldspar crystals which are partially covered with an orange colored zeolite which is possibly Chabazite.
Flaws: There is a small chip in the termination. The bottom of one side has conchoidal fracture srufaces.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From China | Quartz | Sorosilicates | Tectosilicates | Zeolites | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars