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
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
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
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
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 # HES09161012
Hessonite Garnet from Vaal D'Ala, Torino Italy
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
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
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 # HEM09162081
Hematite Crystals from Rio Marina, Elba, Italy
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
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 131.6 oz or 8.23 lbs (3.73kg) and measures 12 x 7.8 x 1.75 to 1.46 inches thick (30.4 x 19.9 x 4.4 to 3.7cm thick)