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Sodalite from Villa Inglese, Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy

 
Sodalite from Villa Inglese, Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy

Sodalite from Villa Inglese, Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy

Sodalite from Villa Inglese, Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy

Sodalite from Villa Inglese, Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 74802
Mineral:Sodalite
Locality:Villa Inglese, Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless equant sodalite crystals to1.0 mm on bladed translucent crystals of an unidentified mineral, possibly phlogopite, that was overgrown with greenish microcrystals of another unidentified mineral. From the 1631 eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Ex. Giorgio Bottoni (Milano)
Overall Size:18x9x9 mm
Crystals:micro to 1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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