Axinite (Ferroaxinite) with Prehnite and Chlorite - Cavallo del Toro, Val Sambuco, Ticino, Switzerland
Long-tabular pinkish brown Axinite crystals up to 1.2 cm in length, with botryoidal Prehnite and sandy Chlorite on cellular Adularia. Floater specimen from a find in September 1999, ex collection Stefan Weiß. Such large Axinites are considered a rarity for Ticino!
Axinite (Ferroaxinite) - Cavallo del Toro, Val Sambuco, Ticino, Switzerland
4 cm x 3 cm x 1.7 cm, crystals to 1.2 cm length
Cavallo del Toro, Naret area, Val Sambuco, Ticino, Switzerland