Vesuvianite var. Clinochlore
Cool specimen of gemmy Vesuvianite var. Manganoan from the famous Jeffrey mine, Quebec, Canada. The crystals have marvelous color variation from intense and saturated purple to very pleasing honey-orange and red-fuchsia at the tips. The Vesuvianites are gemmy, glassy and sparkling. On the back side are seen Clinochlore. It displays from all sides. For references see the 2013 issue of The Mineralogical Record vol. 44, # 4. In very good condition – some small contacts., Irresistible!