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To specimen #2
Most of the time in the field we do not see epidote crystals; instead they appear as masses of tiny to microscopic crystals - as they do in the two specimens here.
Yellowish green (pistachio) to brownish black; glassy; hardness 6-7; long, slender, grooved, prismatic crystals, but often massive; perfect one direction cleavage lengthwise.
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