OFFRETITE AND LEVYNE – FLINDERS

$37.00

For sale is a small specimen, but featuring two rare minerals, offretite and levyne, from Flinders, Vic. Specimens of the zeolite offretite coating levyne are quite uncommon, the hair like plates of offretite coate the bladed levyne, in a parallel symmetric fashion. Ex Peter Beckwith collection. Totally rare combo for and Australian occurrence.

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For sale is a small specimen, but featuring two rare minerals, offretite and levyne, from Flinders, Vic. Specimens of the zeolite offretite coating levyne are quite uncommon, the hair like plates of offretite coate the bladed levyne, in a parallel symmetric fashion. Ex Peter Beckwith collection. Totally rare combo for and Australian occurrence. I have to place this note from Mindat,  NOTE: The zeolite mineral species epitaxially overgrown on lévyne in all cases is identified as erionite (Passaglia et al., 1998).

FLINDERS, VIC.

23.5 x 19 x 17mm.