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Minerals from Italy
These mineral specimens are from our personal collection that
we procured in Italy from an Italian Geologist Mineral dealer
about 15 years ago. These minerals are all from Italy.
Item # 1BHEM12160042
Blue Hemimorphite from
Sardinia Italy

$40.00
Here's an excellent display specimen of botryoidal blue Hemimorphite from Miniera di
Sa Duchessa Oridda Caglian, Sardinia, Italy.

This specimen weighs 11.1 oz or 0.69 lbs (315g) and measures 2.9 x 2.4 x 1.8 inches (7.5 x 6.1 x 4.7cm)
Item # HEMFL12166342
Hemimorphite, Fluorite from Is
Nurvonis Mine in Cagliari, Italy

$59.00
Here's an excellent display specimen of cubic lavender Fluorite Crystals and
Hemimorphite from Is Nurvonis Mine, Cagliari, Italy.

This specimen weighs 8.7 oz or 0.54 lbs (248g) and measures 2.6 x 2.5 x 1.6 inches (6.7 x 6.3 x 4cm)
Item # DGAR09161081
Demantoid Garnet Crystals
from Canpo Francia, Sondrio,
Italy

$44.00
Here's an excellent display specimen of green Demantoid Garnet Crystals from Canpo
Francia, Sondrio, Italy.

This specimen weighs 5.6 oz or 0.35 lbs (160g) and measures 3.3 x 1.4 x 1 inches (8.4 x 3.7 x 2.6cm)
Item # FLUOR09161091
Fluorite Crystals from Is
Nurvonis Mine, Cagliari, Italy

$45.00
Here's an excellent display specimen of clear stepped cubic Fluorite Crystals with inclusions
from the IS Nurvonis Mine in Cagliari, Italy. Largest single crystal dimension is 0.58" (14.7mm)

This specimen weighs 7.1 oz or 0.44 lbs (203g) and measures 3.1 x 2.5 x 1.7 inches (8 x 6.3 x 4.4cm)
Item # FLUOR09161002
Fluorite, Auricalcite,
Hemimorphite from Is
Nurvonis Mine, Cagliari, Italy

$40.00
Here's an excellent multiple mineral display specimen of Fluorite, Auricalcite and
Hemimorphite  from the IS Nurvonis Mine in Cagliari, Italy.

This specimen weighs 9.1 oz or 0.57 lbs (258g) and measures 2.6 x 2.1 x 1.9 inches (6.7 x 5.5 x 5cm)
Item # HES09161012
Hessonite Garnet from Vaal
D'Ala, Torino Italy

$40.00
Here's an excellent mineral display specimen of Hessonite Garnet cluster in matrix from
Vaal D'Ala, Torino, Italy. Garnet largest dimension is up to 5.9mm

This specimen weighs 4.6 oz or 0.29 lbs (132g) and measures 2.4 x 1.6 x 1.1 inches (6.2 x 4.1 x 2.8 cm)
Item # TINZ09161003
Tinzenite and clear Quartz
from Molinello Mine Val
Graveglia Italy

$59.00
Here's an excellent mineral display of orange bladed Tinzenite crystals and clear quartz.
This specimen is from the Molinello Mine in Val Graveglia, Italy. A photo of this specimen is
show on
http://www.webmineral.com/data/Tinzenite.shtml#.V-A8NTWZMw1

This specimen weighs 3.4 oz or 0.21 lbs (98g) and measures 2.2 x 1.4 x 1.3 inches (5.8 x 3.6 x 3.3cm)
Item # VES09162012
Vesuvianite from Monte
Somme Vesuvio, Napoli Italy

$41.00
Here's an excellent mineral display specimen of Vesuvianite Crystals in matrix from Monte Somme
Vesuvio, Napoli, Italy (Mount Vesuvius in Naples,Italy). Vesuvianite, also known as Idocrase, is a green,
brown, yellow, or blue silicate mineral. Vesuvianite occurs as tetragonal crystals in skarn deposits and
limestones that have been subjected to contact metamorphism. It was first discovered within included
blocks or adjacent to lavas on Mount Vesuvius in Italy, hence its name.

This specimen weighs 1.1 oz (34g) and measures 1.6 x 1.1 x 0.8 inches (4.2 x 2.9 x 2.1cm)
Item # 2VES09162012
Vesuvianite from Monte
Somme Vesuvio, Napoli Italy

$38.00
Here's an excellent mineral display specimen of Vesuvianite Crystals in matrix from Monte
Somme Vesuvio, Napoli, Italy (Mount Vesuvius in Naples,Italy). Vesuvianite, also known as
Idocrase, is a green, brown, yellow, or blue silicate mineral. Vesuvianite occurs as
tetragonal crystals in skarn deposits and limestones that have been subjected to contact
metamorphism. It was first discovered within included blocks or adjacent to lavas on Mount
Vesuvius in Italy, hence its name.

This specimen weighs 1.1 oz (33g) and measures 1.5 x 1.4 x 1.1 inches (3.8 x 3.6 x 2.9cm)
Item # HEM09162081
Hematite Crystals from Rio
Marina, Elba, Italy

$40.00
A nice specimen of platy flat
Hematite XLS from the Iron
mines at Rio Marina, Elba
Island, Italy. Very nicely
formed Hematite XLS in a
white and Hematite matrix.
Shows well from two sides,
giving very different
appearances from each side.

This specimen weighs
22.9 oz  or 1.43 lbs (649g)
and measures
4.6 x 2.6 x 1.7 inches
(11.8 x 6.7 x 4.5cm)
Item # ITALMARB01170003
Hand decorated WWII Italian
White Marble Slab Ashtray
from Siena, Italy


$49.00
A nice specimen of Hand cut
and decorated White Marble
Slab made into an ashtray or
jewelry tray that was brought
back from Siena, Italy at the
end of WWII. This was
procured from an estate sale
in upstate New York.
According to the seller, this
was from the hometown of the
Italian veteran's estate. We
showed this in our hand made
displays for the past 15 years


This specimen weighs
1
31.6 oz  or 8.23 lbs (3.73kg)
and measures
1
2 x 7.8 x 1.75 to 1.46 inches thick
(3
0.4 x 19.9 x 4.4 to 3.7cm thick)