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Elbaite from
Grotta d'Oggi (Grotta d'Oggi Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Classification
Species:Elbaite
Formula:Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Comments:Grotta d'Oggi quarry - Isola Elba is the type localite for this mineral. It has been found up to now in several quarries (all closed) on Isola Elba and the Grotta d'Oggi quarry is the hystorical one. Other location on Elba for these minerals are: Fonte de
Colour:Yellow-green to colorless
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:American Mineralogist: 90: 1661-1668; American Mineralogist: 91: 944-952.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz6 photos of Elbaite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Orthoclase3 photos of Elbaite associated with Orthoclase at this locality.
Smoky Quartz2 photos of Elbaite associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Lepidolite2 photos of Elbaite associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Albite2 photos of Elbaite associated with Albite at this locality.
Cassiterite2 photos of Elbaite associated with Cassiterite at this locality.
Aquamarine1 photo of Elbaite associated with Aquamarine at this locality.
Rossmanite1 photo of Elbaite associated with Rossmanite at this locality.
Foitite1 photo of Elbaite associated with Foitite at this locality.
Morganite1 photo of Elbaite associated with Morganite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Elbaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Grotta d'Oggi (Grotta d'Oggi Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
Photo GalleryView Gallery (24 photos)
Localities for Elbaite in this Region
Mulino locality, Grotta d'Oggi (Grotta d'Oggi Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
La Lapide vein, Podere Liborio, Grotta d'Oggi (Grotta d'Oggi Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Elbaite
0.4km (0.2 miles) San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.0km (0.6 miles) Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
71.4km (44.4 miles) Arenella (Cava del Piccione), Giglio Island, Isola del Giglio, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
73.2km (45.5 miles) Punta delle Cannelle, Giglio Island, Isola del Giglio, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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