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Epistilbite and Calcite on Quartz from Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy

 
Epistilbite and Calcite on Quartz from Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy

Epistilbite and Calcite on Quartz from Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy

Epistilbite and Calcite on Quartz from Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 63350
Mineral:Epistilbite and Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy
Description:Gas cavity in gray basalt lined with bluish microscopic quartz crystals plus translucent red-brown epistilbite crystals to 4 mm and transparent colorless calcite crystals to 5 mm. One calcite crystal face is incomplete where the cavity was split open. Ex. Mort Metersky collection #Ca-707, director of International Calcite Collectors Association; originally acquired from G. Bichi (Firenze, Italy) in 1991
Overall Size:4x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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