Massive Astrophyllite | Natural | Large Specimen | AS313
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Natural large astrophyllite specimen with golden flashes
Large Natural Astrophyllite specimen. Heavy Rare triclinic mineral.
720 gr specimen with interesting characteristics.
- Striking golden brown flashes
- Origin/Location: Kola p. Russia
- Comes with ID card
- Size: 5.5"L x 4"W x 1 3/4"D
- Weight: 720 grams (1.58 pounds)
Metaphysical: A Stone of Opportunity. Enables the user to open a path towards a desired goal and to move towards the goal with strength of purpose.
Discovery: Astrophyllite was first discovered in 1844 on Laven Island by the Norwegian mineralogist Paul Christian Weibye (1819-1865), and its isomorphic crystal pair, Kupletskite was not discovered until 1956. Astrophyllite is only found in a very few places around the globe: Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada; Pikes Peak, Colorado, US; Narsarsuk and Kangerdluarsuk, Greenland; Brevig, Norway; and the Kola Peninsula, Russia.