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Vesuvianite with Calcite and Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite from Val di Fassa, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

 
Vesuvianite with Calcite and Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite from Val di Fassa, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

Vesuvianite with Calcite and Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite from Val di Fassa, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

Vesuvianite with Calcite and Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite from Val di Fassa, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 69699
Mineral:Vesuvianite with Calcite and Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite
Locality:Val di Fassa, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)
Description:Line of lustrous translucent brown vesuvianite crystals to 10 mm embedded in translucent blue calcite and fine-grained green fassaite microcrystals, the green variety of Fe-Al-rich diopside or augite (Am. Mineralogist, 1988). Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #1769
Overall Size:5.5x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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