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Vesuvianite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

 
Vesuvianite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

Vesuvianite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

Vesuvianite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 16207
Mineral:Vesuvianite
Locality:Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)
Description:Old-time specimen of brown vesuvianite crystals up to 1 cm with many black crystals identified as ryacolite (obsolete name for Sanidine). From the well known Lechner collection (Austrian), see article in Min. rec., Nov.-Dec., 1991, pp. 433-438. Ex. Lechner collection #5243 (ca. 1900, Austria)
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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