Prehnite on Quartz Matrix, Specimen from Xoboxobos, Brandberg District, Namibia
This is a beautiful Prehnite piece on Quartz from Xoboxobos, Brandberg District, Namibia.
Crystal Dimensions: 7.5 cm (2.96”) x 3.4 cm (1.36”)
Crystal Weight: 71 grams
Prehnite is a pale yellow-green stone made primarily of calcium and aluminum.
Some forms have iron in them as well, which causes a darker orange-yellow colour, but the majority are quite pale and milky, not at all see-through.
The chemical formula is: