Dims: 5.5 x 4.7 x 2.0" (14.0 x 11.9 x 5.1 cm)
Wt: 1 lb., 2.8 oz. (534 g)
Poona, Maharashtra State, India
Several large Apophyllite crystals rest inside this partial basalt vug. Three or 4 of them appear to be cleaved, but the rest are in excellent condition, showing little damage, if any. They reach lengths of 1.7" (4.3 cm) and have excellent tetragonal prismatic form and the standard pearly luster. Their color is mostly a milky-white, and all are translucent to dimly transparent, containing many cloudy inclusions and internal cleavage planes. They rest on a druse of small, milky-white quartz crystals that coat the inside of the vug.