GOLDEN PREHNITE AND PYRITE – PROSPECT QUARRY – SYDNEY – HISTORIC

$165.00

For sale is a great prehnite  specimen from a classic Australia location, Prospect Quarry, Sydney. This famous location has now been closed and rehabilitated, for almost 30 years now. Yellow or golden prehnite was not particularly common from this location, green being the predominant color found. As can be seen in the pics the prehnite grades to a pale lime green at the base of the crystals

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For sale is a great prehnite  specimen from a classic Australia location, Prospect Quarry, Sydney. This famous location has now been closed and rehabilitated, for almost 30 years now. Yellow or golden prehnite was not particularly common from this location, green being the predominant color found. As can be seen in the pics the prehnite grades to a pale lime green at the base of the crystals.The golden prehnite has a great luster and sparkle not really captured in the pics. The surface of the prehnite is graced with multiple small pyrite crystals. This is ex Paul Melville collection, Paul obtained the specimen many years ago, from George Dale and Albert Chapman, who always collected together at this location. With labels.

PROSPECT QUARRY, SYDNEY, NSW.

117 x 70 x 57mm.