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Gismondine from Capo di Bove, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Type Locality for Gismondine)

 
Gismondine from Capo di Bove, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Type Locality for Gismondine)

Gismondine from Capo di Bove, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Type Locality for Gismondine)

Gismondine from Capo di Bove, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Type Locality for Gismondine)

Gismondine from Capo di Bove, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Type Locality for Gismondine)

DESCRIPTION:No. 46969
Mineral:Gismondine
Locality:Capo di Bove, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Type Locality for Gismondine)
Description:Narrow cavity lined with lustrous transparent gismondine crystals to 3 mm across. The gismondine crystals have surfaces composed of smaller, parallel crystal faces that make them appear translucent. Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. Oscar W. Bodelsen (1901-1959); ex. Peter Zodac (1894-1967) acquired in Aug. 1941, founder of Rocks and Mineral magazine
Overall Size:9.5x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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