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Easter Vein, Catri, Sant'Ilario in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s):Filone di Pasqua, Catri, Sant'Ilario in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Isola d'Elba, Livorno, Toscana, Italia

Pegmatitic vein uncovered by Sarah Sudcowsky in 2003-2004. The vein yielded good samples of blue-green elbaite, the one which gave this kind of colour on Elba island, plus few smaller INDICOLITE tourmalines, pink apatite, lepidolite, albite, orthoclase.
Some of its elbaites are popular, as "The Queen", "The King", "The Knight", "The blue lady".
References: article "The Easter vein", "Il Filone di Pasqua", by Sarah Sudcowsky.
Lapis n1 2005, "Der Oster Pegmatit" by Sarah Sudcowsky.

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