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EDR-YNJNatrolite Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O , Epidote {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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Ciapa Liscia, Ferriere, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 0.5 mm

Little natrolite balls (0.5 mm) with minor epidote. Natrolite is uncommon in this location.
Photo and collection A. Tagliaferri
Copyright: © Alessandro Tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1054069     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 641 x 587 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

P1Q-ADANatrolite Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O , Epidote {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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Ciapa Liscia, Ferriere, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 0.5 mm

Little balls of natrolite (0.5 mm) with minor epidote. Natrolite is uncommon in this location.
Photo and collection A.Tagliaferri.
Copyright: © Alessandro Tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1054068     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 8   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 814 x 511 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

R45-45KPrehnite Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

Multiple photos available
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Ciapa Liscia, Ferriere, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 9 mm

Prehnite as light green balls up to 9x8 mm and micro red crystals (probably due to hematite inclusions).
Photo and collection A. Tagliaferri.
Copyright: © Alessandro Tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1054056     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1296 x 842 pixels (1.1 Mpix)

EYU-6EDPrehnite Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

Multiple photos available
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Monte Rosso di Verra, Champoluc, Ayas, Aosta Valley, Italy

Dimensions: 28 mm x 36 mm x 12 mm

Prehnite specimen of 28x36x12 mm.
Photo and collection A. Tagliaferri.
Copyright: © alessandro tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1054053     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1413 x 1204 pixels (1.7 Mpix)

KG1-RGTGrossular (Var: Hessonite) Ca3Al2(SiO4)3 , Clinochlore Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8

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Monte Rosso di Verra, Champoluc, Ayas, Aosta Valley, Italy

Field of View: 10 mm

Hessonite red crystals with clinochlore.
Photo and collection A. Tagliaferri
Copyright: © alessandro tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1053696     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1010 x 642 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

8AP-UQLCalcite CaCO3

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Ciapa Liscia, Ferriere, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Field of View: 20 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 7 mm

Translucent calcite crystals up to 7 mm long.
Photo and collection A. Tagliaferri
Copyright: © Alessandro Tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1053690     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 937 pixels (1.5 Mpix)

LM7-1WMPrehnite Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

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Cadarese Quarries, Premia gneiss quarries, Premia, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

Field of View: 4 mm

A pale blue-grey aggregate (field of view 4 mm) from San Rocco quarry
Photo and collection Alessandro Tagliaferri
Copyright: © Alessandro Tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1053303     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 30   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1005 x 1352 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

PVT-43QEpidote {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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Monte Rosso di Verra, Champoluc, Ayas, Aosta Valley, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 1 mm

Oil-green epidote crystal with growth ghosts.
Photo and collection A. Tagliaferri

Copyright: © Alessandro Tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1052857     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 48   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 626 x 848 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

2UW-ARFGrossular Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

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Monte Rosso di Verra, Champoluc, Ayas, Aosta Valley, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Dark red grossular crystal up to 3 mm across.
Photo and collection A. Tagliaferri
Copyright: © Alessandro Tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1052818     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 12   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1490 x 1030 pixels (1.5 Mpix)

N9V-FMNVesuvianite Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9

Multiple photos available
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Monte Rosso di Verra, Champoluc, Ayas, Aosta Valley, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Brown vesuvianite crystal with sub millimetric garnets.
Photo and collection A.Tagliaferri
Copyright: © Alessandro Tagliaferri      Photo ID: 1052766     Uploaded by: Alessandro Tagliaferri   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1384 x 894 pixels (1.2 Mpix)
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