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Augite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Campania, Italy

 
Augite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Campania, Italy

Augite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Campania, Italy

Augite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Campania, Italy

Augite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Campania, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 43414
Mineral:Augite with Nepheline
Locality:Mount Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Campania, Italy
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous prismatic black augite crystals up to 6 mm long with lustrous transparent green nepheline crystals up to 4 mm long lining a shallow cavity. For more history see article: The Lechner Collection in Min. Rec., Nov.-Dec., 1991). Ex. Lechner collection #4535 (ca. 1900, Austria)
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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