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Spinel with Augite var. Fassaite from Monti Monzoni, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

 
Spinel with Augite var. Fassaite from Monti Monzoni, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

Spinel with Augite var. Fassaite from Monti Monzoni, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

Spinel with Augite var. Fassaite from Monti Monzoni, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

Spinel with Augite var. Fassaite from Monti Monzoni, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

Spinel with Augite var. Fassaite from Monti Monzoni, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 74845
Mineral:Spinel with Augite var. Fassaite
Locality:Monti Monzoni, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (Type Locality for Fassaite)
Description:Lustrous translucent medium-green fassaite crystals, the iron-deficient variety of augite, to 1.5 mm with lustrous dark green-black octahedral spinel crystals to 2.0 mm and platy mica with white calcite that was partially dissolved to expose the crystals Ex. Julius Weber (1914-2003) collection, principle photographer of the Encyclopedia of Minerals (1974)
Overall Size:31x25x25 mm
Crystals:0.5-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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