Axinite-(Fe) Cluster on Quartz, Axinite is the group name for severally closely related minerals Axinite (Fe), (Mg), and (Mn) as its own without a sub designation which is not recognized as an individual mineral species by IMA, although many mineral collectors still refer to it by its traditional name without further classifying the type of Axinite.
Axinite-(Fe) Cluster on Quartz
This particular specimen exhibits an amazing vitreous cluster of vibrant Smokey color beautiful multiple Axinite crystals like a blades sits on beautiful quartz cluster with incredible look.
Axinite Crystals has amazing translucent and strongly dichroic as it displays different colors from different angles. It forms prismatic tabular crystals showing triclinic crystal structure and creating awesome contrast with attractive self standing display.
Indeed a gorgeous piece in such aesthetic and attractive and to get it so compact shape, it’s so hard to find beautiful specimen with great color contrast , and such aesthetics.
Fine matrix specimen from Pakistan, the large crystal has ding and in the bottom of small crystal has small damage as you can see in the video very clearly the rest is absolutely fine.
The 4cm long main crystal itself is especially glassy,like a scalpel made of glass! The surface is highly lustrous on all sides and shows nice striations.