Apophyllite and Stilbite Crystal Beds
£15.00 – £18.00
Stilbite mineral specimens from various localities around the region of Maharashtra, India. High Quality specimens with tabular crystal habit and pale pink to orange colouration, which is emphasised by a vitreous lustre – which adds a wet asthaetic to the surface. Ideal for children, enthusiast and educational bodies. Stilbite is a well known mineral which belongs to the zeolite group. Available in various sizes, the pieces will come supplied in a card tray with a data label.
Stilbite is a well known mineral and part of the zeolite group, the specimens are easily identified due to their often tabular crystal habit, pink colouration and vitreous lustre which makes the minerals surface appear wet. Its name is derived from the Greek word 'stilbe' meaning lustre and these excellent specimens come from the various localities around the province of Maharashtra, India. Today, it is used industrially as a refiner of petroleum, where it acts as a molecular sieve, enabling it to separate hydrocarbons. These high quality mineral specimens are available in more than one size and come supplied with a white card tray and information label.