Very Rare Large Gold Flash Russian Astrophyllite Garnet & Pyrite Obelisk - 185x60x50 110 g
Astrophyllite is a very rare, brown to golden-yellow hydrous potassium iron titanium silicate mineral. Belonging to the astrophyllite group, astrophyllite may be classed either as an inosilicate, phyllosilicate, or an intermediate between the two. It forms an isomorphous series with kupletskite, to which it is visually identical and often intimately associated. Astrophyllite is of interest primarily to scientists and collectors.
Heavy, soft and fragile, astrophyllite typically forms as bladed, radiating stellate aggregates. It is this crystal habit that gives astrophyllite its name, from the Greek words astron meaning "star" and phyllon meaning "leaf".
- Very Rare Large Gold Flash Russian Astrophyllite Garnet & Pyrite Obelisk
- Stone (mineral stone)
- Estimated Period
- Country of Origin
- As new - unused
- 185×60×50 mm
- 1.21 kg