Hedenbergite inclusions in quartz

Weight: 2.54 g
Size: 41.6 x 6.9 x 6.1 mm


The color of green quartz from Serifos, also called prasem, is traditionally related to inclusions of tiny of hedenbergite needles. Nevertheless, the authors of the book “Magic world: Inclusions in quartz” analyzed several samples by XRD and only found actinolitic amphibole.

Sample type: unpolished crystal
Origin: Serifos island, Greece