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Melilite from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy

 
Melilite from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy

Melilite from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy

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Melilite from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy

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Melilite from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy

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Melilite from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 41457
Mineral:Melilite
Locality:Monte Somma, Campania, Italy
Description:Tabular translucent melilite crystals in gas cavities in volcanic matrix. The melilite crystals are yellow-gray color with whitish coating. See article The Lechner Collection in Min. Rec., Nov.-Dec., 1991). Ex. Lechner collection #4676 (ca. 1900, Austria)
Overall Size:7.5x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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