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Fulvio Piero Capponi's Photo Gallery

E5Y-64HSchorl

Dosso Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy

Dimensions: 25 mm x 10 mm x 10 mm

Schorl crystal included in pegmatite from Alpe Madri, Valle del Dosso.
Crystal size: about 25 mm x 10 mm x 10 mm.
Photographed by Fulvio Capponi.
Collected by Stefano Mercadante on October 19, 2014.
Photo ID: 800904     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 47   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 772 x 673 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

7QJ-M08Xenotime Group

Alpe Sparesè, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy

Dimensions: 2 mm x 0.5 mm x 0.5 mm

Private collection of Fulvio Capponi.

Green xenotime crystal at the contact with a purple zircon.
I personally collected it in 2011 and I took the photo through a microscope at 10x magnification.

Identified as xenotime by sight, instrumental analyses are in progress on a similar crystal at the Institute for the Dynamics of Environmental Processes, National Research Council, Milan Organizational Unit.
Photo ID: 750349     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 77   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 854 x 733 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

Pegmatite rock

Garzelli Valley, Bodengo Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy

Big rock landslide mineralized pegmatite. Shelf under the cannon of the canyon at about 2000 m altitude.
16 August 2013
Photo ID: 558064     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 531   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 768 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

2LD-JJABeryl

Garzelli Valley, Bodengo Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy

Beryl crystal included in pegmatite
Crystals Size: 80 mm vs 6 mm.
Pass of Cannon Ledù Garzelli from the valley at an altitude of 2250 m. about
Photographed by: Fulvio Capponi
Collected by: Stefano Mercadante
16 August 2013
Photo ID: 558052     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 232   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 907 x 768 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

NEN-1C2Schorl

Dosso Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 3.5 cm

Schorl crystals in pegmatitic rocks from Alpe Pedrone.
Crystal size: up to 3.5 cm x 1 cm
Year of discovery: 2013
Photo: Fulvio Capponi
Photo ID: 549887     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 381   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 748 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

Y2L-D1UKyanite

Dosso Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 9 cm

Kyanite: the wider crystal measures 5 cm x 1.5 cm, the longer crystal measures 9 cm x 0.5 cm.
Year of discovery: July 2013
Photo and collection: Fulvio Capponi
Photo ID: 549886     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 319   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 751 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

QH2-U4AGarnet Group

Dosso Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 15 mm

Garnet crystals included in pegmatite from Alpe Pedrone.
Crystal size of about 15 mm.
Collected by Stefano Mercadante on July 27, 2013.
Photographed by Fulvio Capponi
Photo ID: 549875     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 362   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 994 x 768 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

Middle Valle del Dosso

Dosso Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy

Valle del Dosso: the middle sector of the valley
Photographed in July 2013 by Fulvio Capponi
Photo ID: 549873     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 361   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 768 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

Alpe Madri, Valle del Dosso

Dosso Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy

Alpe Madri, Valle del Dosso
Photographed in July 2013 by Fulvio Capponi
Photo ID: 549870     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 388   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 746 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

MHC-0YCAlmandine

Alpe Sparesè, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy

Formato di cristallo: 1.7 x 1.7 x 1.5 centimetri
Crystal partially glassy and wine-colored, glossy surface and core are rare in Sparesè for this size.
Anno di scoperta: 2013
foto e raccolta Fulvio Capponi
Photo ID: 531805     Uploaded by: Fulvio Piero Capponi   View Count: 542   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1141 x 1084 pixels (1.2 Mpix)
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