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Kyanite and Staurolite from Pizzo Forno, near Faido, Ticino, Italy

 
Kyanite and Staurolite from Pizzo Forno, near Faido, Ticino, Italy

Kyanite and Staurolite from Pizzo Forno, near Faido, Ticino, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 21417
Mineral:Kyanite and Staurolite
Locality:Pizzo Forno, near Faido, Ticino, Italy
Description:Elongated, blue crystals of kyanite (up to 8 cm long!) with brown crystals of staurolite up to 10 mm in schist matrix. This is one of the longest kyanite crystals I have ever seen from this locality. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:11x7x3 cm
Crystals:5-80 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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