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Microsommite, Titanite, Wollastonite, Amphibole from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Microsommite)

 
Microsommite, Titanite, Wollastonite, Amphibole from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Microsommite)

Microsommite, Titanite, Wollastonite, Amphibole from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Microsommite)

Microsommite, Titanite, Wollastonite, Amphibole from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Microsommite)

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Microsommite, Titanite, Wollastonite, Amphibole from Monte Somma, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Microsommite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 43902
Mineral:Microsommite, Titanite, Wollastonite, Amphibole
Locality:Monte Somma, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Microsommite)
Description:Transparent colorless prismatic microsommite micro crystals in a shallow cavity lined with parallel transparent colorless wollastonite, translucent yellow titanite crystals and translucent dark-green prismatic crystals of an unidentified amphibole. ex. Joseph J. Urban (1915-1997); ex. Carlo M. Gramaccioli. University of Milan
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x5 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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