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Vesuvianite and Augite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

 
Vesuvianite and Augite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

Vesuvianite and Augite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

Vesuvianite and Augite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

Vesuvianite and Augite from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44359
Mineral:Vesuvianite and Augite
Locality:Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Vesuvianite)
Description:Lustrous translucent brown vesuvianite crystals up to 3 mm across scattered throughout the specimen with several cavities lined with prismatic black augite crystals up to 4 mm long and platy black biotite mica crystals to 2 mm. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #682
Overall Size:6x5x5 cm
Crystals:0.5-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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