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Vesuvianite from Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy

 
Vesuvianite from Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy

Vesuvianite from Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy

Vesuvianite from Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 20845
Mineral:Vesuvianite
Locality:Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy
Description:Beautiful crystals of gemmy, yellow-brown vesuvianite mixed with green diopside. The vesuvianite is so translucent, that it first looked like grossular garnet. But the elongated crystals with striated sides made the identification of vesuvianite certain. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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