5.6" Blue-Gray ANTHOPHYLLITE Rare Amphibole Long Crystals Massachusetts for sale

$50.00
Product Code: EB0119ANTH4
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Location Pelham Asbestos Quarry, Pelham, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
Size 5.6" x 2.5" x 1.3"
Suggested Stand Small 2" Peg Stand

This is a specimen of anthophyllite, a rare member of the amphibole mineral family. In this specimen, the crystals are formed as elongated, interlocking, fibrous aggregates with pearly lsuter and grey coloration with a hint of blue. This is a very solid non-shedding specimen, with no risk from loose fibers.