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A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti
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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2020 15:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

A few specimens more from Italian Alps.

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IMG_20200201_183726.jpg
 Mineral: Muscovite, Quartz, Chlorite
 Locality:
Beura Quarries, Beura-Cardezza, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 121 x 72 mm
 Description:
Sharp, translucent to gemmy "books" of Muscovite to 10 mm.
 Viewed:  6830 Time(s)

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IMG_20200201_184110.jpg
 Mineral: Muscovite, Quartz, Chlorite
 Locality:
Beura Quarries, Beura-Cardezza, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 121 x 72 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  6814 Time(s)

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IMG_20200201_184417.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite, Quartz
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 40,6 x 41,3 mm
 Description:
Bluish Calcite on a druse of Quartz, with minor Arsenopyrite and Pyrrhotine. The color of Calcite is due to Celadonite inclusions.
 Viewed:  6813 Time(s)

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IMG_20200201_185817.jpg
 Mineral: Epidote, Clinochlore
 Locality:
Monte Barbeston (Mont Barbeston), Châtillon, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 49 x 48 mm
 Description:
The Epidote is 22,7 mm.
 Viewed:  6810 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2020 15:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

More specimens from the Italian Alps.

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IMG_20191230_111852.jpg
 Mineral: Perovskite
 Locality:
Malenco Valley (Valmalenco), Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 57 x 45 mm
 Description:
A crystal of 9,8 mm.
 Viewed:  6764 Time(s)

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IMG_20191230_112657.jpg
 Mineral: Anorthite
 Locality:
Monzoni Mountains, Fassa Valley, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 47 x 39 mm
 Description:
The biggest crystal is 18 mm.
 Viewed:  6767 Time(s)

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IMG_20200201_184829.jpg
 Mineral: Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 44,5 x 42,3 mm
 Description:
The crystal is 26,5 mm.
 Viewed:  6764 Time(s)

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IMG_20200201_185243.jpg
 Mineral: Orthoclase (variety adularia), Muscovite, Rutile
 Locality:
Miage Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 61 x 37 mm
 Description:
Floater group of translucent to gemmy, oxided Adularia that shows on one side several needles of reddish Rutile mixed with golden Muscovite blades. The biggest Adularia is 38,5 mm and the biggest Rutile is 8 mm.
 Viewed:  6757 Time(s)

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IMG_20200201_185454.jpg
 Mineral: Orthoclase (variety adularia), Muscovite, Rutile
 Locality:
Miage Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 61 x 37 mm
 Description:
Back side.
 Viewed:  6761 Time(s)

IMG_20200201_185454.jpg



IMG_20200201_185548.jpg
 Mineral: Orthoclase (variety adularia), Muscovite, Rutile
 Locality:
Miage Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 61 x 37 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  6763 Time(s)

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IMG_20200201_191645.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl
 Locality:
Rio Graia, Trontano, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 58 x 65 mm
 Description:
Big and sharp crystal for the locality.
 Viewed:  6761 Time(s)

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IMG_20200201_191801.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl
 Locality:
Rio Graia, Trontano, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 58 x 65 mm
 Description:
Other view.
 Viewed:  6766 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2020 06:12    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Good sunday.

An old-time Italian Alpine classic.

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Sante



IMG_20200216_113955.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Formazza Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 115 x 85 mm
 Description:
The biggest crystal is 38 mm.
 Viewed:  6666 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2020 07:22    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Wow, good and nice collection.
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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2020 11:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Sante Celiberti wrote:
Good sunday.
An old-time Italian Alpine classic.
Best regards.
Sante
Wonderful quartz specimen, I really like that one!
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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2020 14:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

ALshawani and Tobi, thank you very much.
I appreciate your kind comment.

Here another old time specimen from Italian Alps.

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Sante



IMG_20200216_192913.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Corvara Mine (Rabenstein), Pénnes Valley (Pensertal), Sarentino Valley (Sarn Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 48 x 54 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  6612 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 17, 2020 13:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

Another classic from Italian Alps.

Best regards.
Sante



IMG_20200217_121525.jpg
 Mineral: Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 108 x 66 mm
 Description:
A rare habit for this Analcime: cube with triacisoctahedral faces on the corners.
 Viewed:  6586 Time(s)

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IMG_20200217_122238.jpg
 Mineral: Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 108 x 66 mm
 Description:
Closer view. Note the color that varies from pale pink to peach, typical of this locality.
 Viewed:  6584 Time(s)

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IMG_20200217_122012.jpg
 Mineral: Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 108 x 66 mm
 Description:
Closer view. All the crystals show the same habit.
 Viewed:  6581 Time(s)

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IMG_20200217_122307.jpg
 Mineral: Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 108 x 66 mm
 Description:
The biggest crystal is 14 mm.
 Viewed:  6562 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2020 07:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

Another classic from the Alpine area.

Best regards.
Sante



IMG_20200217_124724.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Zogno, Brembana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy/Lombardia, Italy
 Dimensions: 121 x 93 mm
 Description:
The biggest crystal is 85 x 85 mm.
 Viewed:  6520 Time(s)

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IMG_20200217_124422.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Zogno, Brembana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy/Lombardia, Italy
 Dimensions: 121 x 93 mm
 Description:
Same specimen backlighted.
 Viewed:  6517 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2020 04:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Nice and impressive fluorite!
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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2020 06:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Thank you, Tobi, for your kind comment.
Greetings.



IMG_20200217_115235.jpg
 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Timmelsjoch (Passo del Rombo), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 94 x 77 mm
 Description:
Quite big crystal with a bit of matrix.
 Viewed:  6430 Time(s)

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IMG_20200217_121014.jpg
 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Timmelsjoch (Passo del Rombo), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 94 x 77 mm
 Description:
Detail of a translucent corner.
 Viewed:  6439 Time(s)

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IMG_20200217_120018.jpg
 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Timmelsjoch (Passo del Rombo), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 110 x 105 mm
 Description:
The crystal is 56 mm.
 Viewed:  6433 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2020 09:44    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Awesome! Particularly the last one.
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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2020 15:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Thank you very much, Rob.
And what could I say about your large plate of Almandine..? Congratulations.



IMG_20200219_191518.jpg
 Mineral: Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 75,5 x 63,7 mm
 Description:
Quite big and translucent crystal for the locality.
 Viewed:  6275 Time(s)

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IMG_20200219_191635.jpg
 Mineral: Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 75,5 x 63,7 mm
 Description:
Same specimen backlit.
 Viewed:  6267 Time(s)

IMG_20200219_191635.jpg



IMG_20200220_114434.jpg
 Mineral: Epidote, Orthoclase (variety adularia)
 Locality:
Varaita Valley, Cuneo Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 110 x 57 mm
 Description:
Biggest Epidote is 20 mm and biggest adularia is 20 mm.
 Viewed:  6270 Time(s)

IMG_20200220_114434.jpg



IMG_20200220_114302.jpg
 Mineral: Epidote, Orthoclase (variety adularia)
 Locality:
Varaita Valley, Cuneo Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 110 x 57 mm
 Description:
Same specimen backlit.
 Viewed:  6278 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 21, 2020 14:40    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

Some specimens from the Italian Alpine area.

Best regards.
Sante



IMG_20200219_185855.jpg
 Mineral: Pyrope
 Locality:
I Mondei (Ca' Mondei), Montescheno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 95 x 49 mm
 Description:
A cristal of 20 mm.
 Viewed:  6243 Time(s)

IMG_20200219_185855.jpg



IMG_20200218_101250.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Formazza Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 132 x 54 mm
 Description:
A tabular gemmy crystal of 24 mm, together with smaller crystals with Tessin habit, all grown up on A axis.
 Viewed:  6207 Time(s)

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IMG_20200218_101619.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Formazza Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 132 x 54 mm
 Description:
Detail of the main crystal.
 Viewed:  6206 Time(s)

IMG_20200218_101619.jpg



IMG_20200221_104748.jpg
 Mineral: Löllingite
 Locality:
Cruvin Mine, Bruzolo, Metropolitan City of Turin Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 75 x 46 mm
 Description:
Good sample from this old-time mine.
 Viewed:  6206 Time(s)

IMG_20200221_104748.jpg



IMG_20200221_105117.jpg
 Mineral: Löllingite
 Locality:
Cruvin Mine, Bruzolo, Metropolitan City of Turin Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 75 x 46 mm
 Description:
Detail. Biggest crystal is 2 mm.
 Viewed:  6205 Time(s)

IMG_20200221_105117.jpg



IMG_20200219_194618.jpg
 Mineral: Analcime, 'Apophyllite'
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 58 x 42 mm
 Description:
Quite common association from this locality.
 Viewed:  6204 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2020 16:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

Still Italian Alps.

Best regards.
Sante



IMG_20200221_104003.jpg
 Mineral: Titanite, Chlorite (Group)
 Locality:
Gava Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
 Dimensions: 75 x 69 mm
 Description:
The crystal is 20 mm.
 Viewed:  6150 Time(s)

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IMG_20200221_104301.jpg
 Mineral: Titanite, Chlorite (Group)
 Locality:
Gava Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
 Dimensions: 75 x 69 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  6150 Time(s)

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IMG_20200221_105327.jpg
 Mineral: Andalusite
 Locality:
Bregaglia Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 80,6 x 55 mm
 Description:
Biggest crystal is 26 mm.
 Viewed:  6150 Time(s)

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IMG_20200221_105448.jpg
 Mineral: Schorl
 Locality:
Piona Peninsula, Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy/Lombardia, Italy
 Dimensions: 45 x 49 mm
 Description:
Biggest crystal is 30 mm.
 Viewed:  6149 Time(s)

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IMG_20200221_105534.jpg
 Mineral: Andradite (variety topazolite)
 Locality:
Malenco Valley (Valmalenco), Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 71 x 64 mm
 Description:
Biggest crystal is 4 mm.
 Viewed:  6151 Time(s)

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IMG_20200221_105647.jpg
 Mineral: Andradite (variety topazolite)
 Locality:
Malenco Valley (Valmalenco), Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 71 z 64 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  6149 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 23, 2020 17:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

Some specimens more from the Italian Alps.

Best regards.
Sante



IMG_20200221_111849.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Arbaz, Challand-Saint-Anselme, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 109 x 72 mm
 Description:
Hyaline crystals till 62 mm with iron oxide, typical from this locality.
 Viewed:  6097 Time(s)

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IMG_20200221_114020.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Arbaz, Challand-Saint-Anselme, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 109 x 72 mm
 Description:
Other view.
 Viewed:  6095 Time(s)

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IMG_20200221_122856.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Siderite
 Locality:
Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Canavese District, Metropolitan City of Turin Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 74,5 x 39,4 mm
 Description:
Water clear crystals till 20,5 mm with lenticular Siderite till 6 mm.
 Viewed:  6096 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Orthoclase (variey adularia)
 Locality:
Miage Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 65 x 42 mm
 Description:
A text book crystal of 16,3 mm.
 Viewed:  6094 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Magnesite (variety ferroan Magnesite)
 Locality:
Traversella Mine, Traversella, Chiusella Valley, Canavese District, Metropolitan City of Turin Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 64,6 x 36 mm
 Description:
A group of lenticular "Mesitine Spar" crystals till 20,5 mm.
 Viewed:  6093 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2020 15:24    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

Two anatases and two beryls from the Italian Alps.

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Sante



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 Mineral: Anatase, Quartz, Chlorite (Group)
 Locality:
Miage Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 76 x 74 mm
 Description:
A group of lustrous Anatases on Quartz included by Chlorite. In my collection since 1972.
 Viewed:  6034 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Anatase, Quartz, Chlorite (Group)
 Locality:
Miage Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 76 x 74 mm
 Description:
Detail. The biggest Anatase is 2,7 mm.
 Viewed:  6047 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine), Quartz
 Locality:
Codera Valley, Novate Mezzola, Valchiavenna, Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 93 x 38 mm
 Description:
The Aquamarine is 24 mm.
 Viewed:  6027 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine), Quartz
 Locality:
Codera Valley, Novate Mezzola, Valchiavenna, Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 93 x 38 mm
 Description:
Closer view.
 Viewed:  6022 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Anatase, Quartz
 Locality:
Brenva Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 77 x 32 mm
 Description:
Several Anatases scattered on a floater group of double-terminated translucent Quartzes. The biggest bent (fractured and reheald) Quartz is 77 mm.
The biggest Anatase, which is a giant for the locality, is 8 mm large.
 Viewed:  6058 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Anatase, Quartz
 Locality:
Brenva Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 77 x 32 mm
 Description:
Closer view.
 Viewed:  6021 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine)
 Locality:
Rossaccio Alp, Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 57 x 36 mm
 Description:
The crystal is 27 mm.
 Viewed:  6020 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 27, 2020 16:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

From the Italian Alps.

Best regards.
Sante



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 Mineral: Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 79 x 66 mm
 Description:
A huge crystal for the locality.
 Viewed:  5887 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Dravite (Tourmaline Group)
 Locality:
Plateau Rosa Pass, Breuil-Cervinia, Valtournenche, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 78,4 x 72,8 mm
 Description:
The biggest crystal is 35,2 mm.
 Viewed:  5888 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Orthoclase
 Locality:
Baito del Manzo, Valfloriana, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 65 x 46,5 mm
 Description:
The Carlsbad twinned crystal is 27 mm.
 Viewed:  5882 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Vesuvianite
 Locality:
Monzoni Mountains, Fassa Valley, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 132 x 98 mm
 Description:
The biggest crystal is 29 mm.
 Viewed:  5886 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Epidote
 Locality:
Falin Lake, Usseglio, Val di Viù / Viù Valley, Lanzo Valleys, Metropolitan City of Turin Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 61 x 45 mm
 Description:
The biggest crystal is 22 mm.
 Viewed:  5888 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Goethite after Pyrite
 Locality:
La Thuile, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 66 x 32,5 mm
 Description:
The biggest crystal is 25,5 mm.
 Viewed:  5892 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 29, 2020 16:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

Still Italian Alps.

Best regards.
Sante



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 Mineral: Dravite (Tourmaline Group)
 Locality:
Beura Quarries, Beura-Cardezza, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont (Piemonte), Italy
 Dimensions: 132 x 98 mm
 Description:
The biggest cristal is 29 mm.
 Viewed:  5786 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Perovskite
 Locality:
Malenco Valley (Valmalenco), Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 48,8 x 45 mm
 Description:
A quite big crystal of 12 mm.
 Viewed:  5779 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Andradite (variety demantoid), asbestos
 Locality:
Malenco Valley (Valmalenco), Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 125 x 78,3 mm
 Description:
We call theese formations "Semenza d'amianto" (Asbestos seed).
 Viewed:  5783 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Andradite (variety demantoid), asbestos
 Locality:
Malenco Valley (Valmalenco), Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
 Dimensions: 125 x 78,3 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  5776 Time(s)

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 Mineral: 'Apophyllite', Analcime
 Locality:
Siusi Alp (Seis Alp, Seiser Alm), Gardena Valley (Gröden Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 54 x 45 mm
 Description:
An Apophyllite of 19 mm on Analcime till 8 mm.
 Viewed:  5778 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Titanite, Chlorite (Group)
 Locality:
Gava Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
 Dimensions: 62,5 x 49 mm
 Description:
A transparent crystal of 9 mm.
 Viewed:  5776 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Titanite, Chlorite (Group)
 Locality:
Gava Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
 Dimensions: 62,5 x 49 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  5781 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 01, 2020 17:56    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

Hello.

Hoping not to bore you I post some other specimens from the Italian Alps.

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Sante



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 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Granatenkogel South slope, Seeber Valley, Moso in Passiria (Moos in Passeier), Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 68,5 x 56 mm
 Description:
Translucent to gemmy crystals till 20 mm.
 Viewed:  5725 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Granatenkogel South slope, Seeber Valley, Moso in Passiria (Moos in Passeier), Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 68,5 x 56 mm
 Description:
Rear view.
 Viewed:  5730 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Granatenkogel South slope, Seeber Valley, Moso in Passiria (Moos in Passeier), Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 68,5 x 56 mm
 Description:
Detail
 Viewed:  5721 Time(s)

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 Mineral: 'Apatite'
 Locality:
Aurina Valley (Ahrnbach Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 90,5 x 74 mm
 Description:
A druse of small water-clear crystals till 7,5 mm.
 Viewed:  5726 Time(s)

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 Mineral: 'Apatite'
 Locality:
Aurina Valley (Ahrnbach Valley), Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 90,5 x 74 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  5719 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Diopside
 Locality:
Bellecombe, Châtillon, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 52 x 44 mm
 Description:
Gemmy crystals till 9 mm.
 Viewed:  5717 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Diopside
 Locality:
Bellecombe, Châtillon, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta), Italy
 Dimensions: 52 x 44 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  5716 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Rutile, Quartz
 Locality:
Vizze Valley, Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 33 x 32 mm
 Description:
A floater group of rutilated Quartz.
 Viewed:  5720 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Rutile, Quartz
 Locality:
Vizze Valley, Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy
 Dimensions: 33 x 32 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  5719 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 02, 2020 13:30    Post subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy  

You're not boring me. Please keep on posting.
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