Ciclova, Oravita-Ciclova Cu-Mo-W Ore Field, Caras-Severin, Romania
A not so pretty but really rare example of stilbite from the location of Ciclova in Romania. I have only seen one other example from this mine (on mindat) and really cannot find much information about this area except that it was a copper-molybdenum porphyric deposit. I suspect that its history is written in other languages. This piece features flattened tabular (almost blades) of stilbite that are chatoyant on the flat surfaces. It is from old collections.
Ex Schortmann’s Minerals (with card) Ex William Metropolis (with card) Ex George Elling (no card)
6.50 x 5.30 x 2.60 cm