Vesuvianite From Vesuvius
Vesuvianite From Vesuvius from Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy
Collection John Betts - Fine Minerals
Description Old-time specimen of brown Vesuvianite crystals up to 1 cm. from the type locality. Associated with many black crystals identified as Ryacolite (obsolete name for Sanidine). From the well known Lechner collection (Austrian), see article in Min. rec., Nov.-Dec., 1991, pp. 433-438. Ex. Lechner collection #5243 (ca. 1900, Austria).
Locality Mount Vesuvius, Napoli, Campania, Italy
Dimensions 9 x 7 x 4 cm.
Specimen Grade C
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