Cordierite var. Cerasite
Cordierite var. Cerasite from Kameoka, Kyouto pref., Japan
Collection John Betts - Fine Minerals
Description Flower-shaped Cordierite sixling twin, known as Cerasite, in gray matrix. This is actually a pseudomorph of mica after the Cordierite. The Cerasite is more reflective than the surrounding matrix and is very distinct when illuminated from the right angle. The top crystal is a full-view, and bottom is zoomed into the crystal.
Locality Kameoka, Kyouto pref., Japan
Dimensions 3.0 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm.
Specimen Grade B
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