LM77AE5: Very aerial aggregate, on matrix, of sharp flattened crystals that are between transparent and translucent, very bright, with inclusions, and that have a dark plum color with mauve shades. Russian Axinite-(Fe) specimens were famous for their size, deep color and sharpness of the crystals.
The sample is from the Carlos Millan collection (catalog #8123) whos computer card well send to the buyer. Previously it was in the Silvane collection.
Puiva Mount, Saranpaul, Khanty-Mansi Okrug, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Prepolar Ural, Western-Siberian Region Russia
Specimen size: 6.2 × 5 × 3.8 cm = 2.4 × 2.0 × 1.5
Main crystal size: 3.2 × 2 cm = 1.3 × 0.8
Former collection of Josep Amigó (Silvane)