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RM3010   Spinel and forsterite

San Vito Quarry, Complesso Somma-Vesuvio, San Vito, Ercolano, Napoli, Italy

Various groups of octahedral spinel crystals, very well defined, brilliant and with an intense black color. They are disposed on a matrix of volcanic rock with forsterite. This is a very representative specimen for the species and for this classic Italian locality. It belongs from various collections. Good size and quality for the species.

Size: 6.8 x 5.5 x 4 cm.
Main crystal: 3 mm.

Excol. Panunzi (Itàlia); Excol. Imma Punzo; Col. E. Laskowski (USA)
Classic locality