Pargasite on marble from Vietnam is now on display in Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems. Pargasite is a mineral found all over the world including the United States, Finland, and Sri Lanka. Here, pargasite is bright green, but it can also be a darker shade of green, brown, and even black.
Look for this specimen in the Silicates 2 case in the Systematic Collection in Hillman Hall.
Photo by Debra Wilson, Collection Manager,Section of Minerals