Welcome to Elba Minerals

Welcome to this special website dedicated to the minerals from the pegmatites and from the iron ore of Isola Elba.

This site is part of the other website dedicated to minerals from Italy and worldwide (www.ItalianMinerals.com).

Lot of rock from the pegmatite areas and from the iron mines of Isola Elba, Italy !

Feel free to visit and check minerals, great specimens are available for you !

New Materials from Elba

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ITA-N44 APATITE

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Fonte del Prete, San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - A very rare finding from an hystorical locality. There is a quite large apatite crystal for this locality. The apatite is 0.6 cm wide ! It shows fluorescence under UV. It is located close to a couple of terminated quartz crystals. Overall size is 5x5x3.5 cm.

Unit price: EURO 50,00

ITA-N39 ELBAITE

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FORCIONI, SANT ILARIO, ISOLA ELBA, LIVORNO, ITALY - Forcioni dike has been one of the most prolific areas for elbaites. It was characterized by green elbaites with a red core in most cases. cONTACT AND etching to the upper termination due to the idrothermal activities that this area had during its stabilization. This specimen is from the last 2005 finding from this area and shows a terminated elbaites. The crystal is 1.2 cm long ! a real nice old timer ! overall size is 3.8x3.5x2 cm

Unit price: EURO 50,00

ITA-N38 SCHORL

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San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - A nicely terminated 1.4 cm long schorl shows on this pegmatite matrix. The rystal is perfectly terminated and shows greatly on this rock. At the base it has a narural contact on the matrix and no damage ! Nice crystal from Elba ! overall size is 3.5x3x2.5 cm

Unit price: EURO 50,00

ITA-N43 ELBAITE

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San Silvestro dike, San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - San Silvestro has been one of the oldest pegmatite vein worked at the San Piero area, aftwer the Speranza quarry. Now it is exausted and almost no traces are left of its location. This specimen is from my personal collection. There are 3 perfectly terminated elbaites ! the main crystals are 0.5 cm in size and show a deep brown/green color while the top is light green. The smallest elbaite is located just below the other 2 crystals, with the same aspect. Very nice thumbnail. Great esthetics ! overall size is 2.2x2.2x1.8 cm.

Unit price: EURO 200,00

ELBANI

ELBANI, il nuovo libro sui minerali delle pegmatiti elbane, di M.Giarduz e G.Maggioni

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CD sui minerali Elbani - CD on Elba Minerals

E' disponibile un bellissimo CD sui minerali delle pegmatiti elbane, corredato di carte, indicazioni, e tante foto ! clickate qui per maggiori informazioni

A CD on "Minerals from the pegmatites of Isola Elba, Italy" is available also in English, click here for more infos !

The Italian Island of Elba

A Mineralogical Jewel in the Tuscan Archipelago