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Lazio, Roma prov.

 

Calcite
Rounded formation of yellow calcite, in a cavity of the volcanic rock, typical shape from this locality
7x4.2cm
Montalto di Castro, Viterbo. Italy
Specimen n.1166


Calcite
The cavity of volcanic rock is filled with globular calcite10x5.4cm
Montalto di Castro, Viterbo. Italy
Specimen n.666

2nd photo

 

 

Gismondine
Carpet of XX, up to 0.2cm long. From a well known quarry opened in lava deposit
6x4cm
Fosso dell'Osa quarry, Tivoli, Roma. Italy
Specimen n.664

2nd photo: entire piece

 

Ludwigite
Group of XX, up to 1.5 cm long, in a geode of the rock 6x3cm wide
10x7.5cm
Pozzolana quarry, Corcolle, Roma. Italy
Specimen n.771

Another photo: a bigger view
Another photo: entire piece

Campania, Caserta prov.

 

Leucite
Single white X 1.9cm wide, in lava
4x2.5cm
Roccamonfina, Caserta. Italy
Specimen n.132

Sicilia, Palermo prov.

 

Fluorite
Cubic XX, with clear phantoms, max edge 2.4cm

13x9.5cm
Poggio Balate, Termini Imerese, Palermo. Italy
Specimen n.467

   

 

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