Display specimens of epidote from Khorwin Mt., Kuhandan, Markazi Province, Iran. These specimens of epidote show excellent crystal structure and a beautiful dark olive green colour. The mineral was named in 1801 by Rene Just HaǬy, a prominent French mineralogist and founder of the MusǸe de MinǸralogie in Paris, France. The name is derived from the Greek word Epidosis, which mean "increase" in reference to the crystal characteristic of one longer side at the base of the prism. These samples vary in size and weight and are supplied with an information label. Perfect specimens for mineral collectors and those who are seeking an attractive exhibit for their mantle piece.
Specimen 1 - 10 x 7 x 6.5 cm - 1.182 kg
Specimen 2 - 12 x 9 x 9 cm - 1.836 kg
Specimen 3 - 13.5 x 7 x 5.5 cm - 1.327 kg
Specimen 4 - 13 x 8.5 x 6.5 cm - 1.631 kg
Specimen 5 - 10 x 6.5 x 6 cm - 1.111 kg