Vesuvianite

Specimen ID: TLA-L3F

Mineral(s)
Vesuvianite : (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Locality
As recorded:
Case Collina, Pitigliano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Mindat locality:
Events

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The vesuvianites from this location are often opaque and not transparent. This vesuvianite, typical of the metamorphosed rocks, is, on the other hand, shiny and transparent, but it also lets you see the signs of corrosion caused by natural events. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini.
Gianfranco Ciccolini - 14th November 2017

Photo added to mindat.org

The vesuvianites from this location are often opaque and not transparent. This vesuvianite, typical of the metamorphosed rocks, is, on the other hand, shiny and transparent, but it also lets you see the signs of corrosion caused by natural events. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini.
Gianfranco Ciccolini - 14th November 2017
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