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Biotite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Biotite)

 
Biotite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Biotite)

Biotite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Biotite)

Biotite with Nepheline from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Biotite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 45090
Mineral:Biotite with Nepheline
Locality:Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Biotite)
Description:Lustrous black biotite mica crystals to 4 mm across in shallow cavities in massive biotite with scattered colorless nepheline crystals. This is from the type locality where biotite was first described by Jean Baptiste Biot (1774 - 1862). Ex. Lechner collection #b465 (ca. 1900, Austria)
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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