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Orthoclase, Smoky Quartz, Lepidolite, Cookeite, Elbaite from Grotta d'Oggi, Isola d'Elba, Italy (Type Locality for Elbaite)

 
Orthoclase, Smoky Quartz, Lepidolite, Cookeite, Elbaite from Grotta d'Oggi, Isola d'Elba, Italy (Type Locality for Elbaite)

Orthoclase, Smoky Quartz, Lepidolite, Cookeite, Elbaite from Grotta d'Oggi, Isola d'Elba, Italy (Type Locality for Elbaite)

Orthoclase, Smoky Quartz, Lepidolite, Cookeite, Elbaite from Grotta d'Oggi, Isola d'Elba, Italy (Type Locality for Elbaite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 58077
Mineral:Orthoclase, Smoky Quartz, Lepidolite, Cookeite, Elbaite
Locality:Grotta d'Oggi, Isola d'Elba, Italy (Type Locality for Elbaite)
Description:Blocky white orthoclase crystals to 20 mm with lustrous dark-smoky quartz crystals to 15 mm plus rosettes of lepidolite mica crystals to 5 mm. Some crystals are coated with brown cookeite microcrystals. A 2.5 mm pink elbaite tourmaline is on one edge. Ex. B. Gaber collection #596; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #721 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:8x4x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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