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ITA-M04 ELBAITE

"ELBAITE""ELBAITE""ELBAITE""ELBAITE""ELBAITE"

San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - An old specimen, collected at the beginning of 1900, probably from Grotta d'Oggi area. It hosts 2 perfectly terminated and undamaged polichrome elbaites of 1 and 1.7 cm in size !There are various quartz crystals and one is located in between the 2 elbaites. On the back there are the various collection numbers. It comes with the old label (german collection). Overall size is 6.5x5.5x3 cm

Unit price: EURO 3.000,00
"Beryl var aqua""Beryl var aqua""Beryl var aqua""Beryl var aqua""Beryl var aqua""Beryl var aqua""Beryl var aqua"

San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - An old specimen, collected at the beginning of 1900, probably from Grotta d'Oggi area. It hosts a couple of perfectly terminated light blue beryls , growing as parallel twins, one is 1.5 and the other 0.6 cm in size. No damage. There are several orthoclases and quartz crystals all around. Very nice display of this old specimen of 6x5.5x3.5 cm. It comes with the old label.

Unit price: EURO 450,00

ITA-M06 ELBAITE

"ELBAITE""ELBAITE""ELBAITE""ELBAITE""ELBAITE""ELBAITE"

Facciatoia, San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - An old specimen from the historical quarry of Facciatoia, now defunct. The veins of this quarry produced a number of fantastic cherry-colored elbaites. This specimen hosts a couple of red/brown colored elbaites to 0.4 cm in size and some smaller ones, all terminated and nicely displaying among feldspars and quartzes. A specimen almost impossible to find ! A must for the Elba collector also for the old label. No damage to the crystals. Overall size is 6x5x3 cm

Unit price: EURO 200,00
"Morganite & Quartz""Morganite & Quartz""Morganite & Quartz""Morganite & Quartz""Morganite & Quartz""Morganite & Quartz"

Grotta d'Oggi, San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - An old specimen from a collection recently aquired. There are 2 bright pink morganite crystals of 0.7-0.8 cm in size that are located close to a quartz. The morganites are one close to the other. An old timer, morganites are very rare. Overall size is 3x3x3 cm

Unit price: EURO 250,00
"Beryl & Orthoclase""Beryl & Orthoclase""Beryl & Orthoclase""Beryl & Orthoclase""Beryl & Orthoclase"

Grotta d'Oggi, San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - An old specimen from a german collection. The rock hosts a terminated goshenite beryl 1 cm in size which is nicely nested close to a feldspar. A classic from the old locality of grotta d'Oggi ! overall size is 6x4.5x3.5 cm. Old label also from Krantz collection.

Unit price: EURO 200,00
"Elbaite, Quartz & Feldspar""Elbaite, Quartz & Feldspar""Elbaite, Quartz & Feldspar""Elbaite, Quartz & Feldspar"

San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - An old specimen from the San Piero area. The rock hosts a well terminated multicolor elbaite of 1 cm  in size ! Rare finding ! The elbaite shows green, light green and pink colors close to the top ! The elbaite is nicely nested close to a feldspar of about 4 cm on the edge ! several quartz crystals around. Overall size is 5.5x5x3 cm

Unit price: EURO 250,00
"Elbaite, Quartz, Microlite & Feldspar""Elbaite, Quartz, Microlite & Feldspar""Elbaite, Quartz, Microlite & Feldspar""Elbaite, Quartz, Microlite & Feldspar""Elbaite, Quartz, Microlite & Feldspar"

Grotta d'Oggi, San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - An old specimen from a german collection. This specimen is characterized by a biterminated quartz crystal of 2 cm in length with a lot of albite cluster all around it and among them there are a couple of perfectly terminated multicolor elbaites up to 0.6 cm in size. There are also some brown millimetric microlites, beryls dispersed among the albites and the books of cleavelandite. Very nice old timer of 5x4x2.5 cm.

Unit price: EURO 250,00
"Spessartine & Orthoclase""Spessartine & Orthoclase""Spessartine & Orthoclase""Spessartine & Orthoclase""Spessartine & Orthoclase""Spessartine & Orthoclase"

Grotta d'Oggi, San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - Though spessartine rapresent a classic for pegmatite areas, they have not been a frequent finding at isola Elba. Nevertheless this rock from Grotta d'Oggi shows several millimetric spessartines nicely located on the faces of the various orthoclase crystals ! the feldspars are up to 1.6 cm on the edge. The specimen has a 50 years old label that describes as "grossular" the spessartines and misspelled the name of the locality. Very peculiar old label ! Nice old timer of 5x4x3.5 cm

Unit price: EURO 150,00
"Spessartine & Orthoclase""Spessartine & Orthoclase""Spessartine & Orthoclase""Spessartine & Orthoclase"

San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - Bright and nice orange in color spessartines are located on the face of this orthoclase. The main spessartine is 0.3 cm in size, bright and no damage. The feldspar is 3 cm on the edge.  Probably from Grotta d'Oggi area. Overall size is 4.5x4x2 cm

Unit price: EURO 80,00
"Elbaite , Orthoclase, Cassiterite, Opal var jalite & Quartz""Elbaite , Orthoclase, Cassiterite, Opal var jalite & Quartz""Elbaite , Orthoclase, Cassiterite, Opal var jalite & Quartz""Elbaite , Orthoclase, Cassiterite, Opal var jalite & Quartz"

Grotta d'Oggi, San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - Lot of minerals on the same rock ! Though the 1.5 cm long elbaite is incomplete, there are a lot of other uncommon minerals on this rock. Indeed other than to nice and well shaped orthoclases to 1 cm on the edge and quartz up to 1.5 cm, there various groups of bright metallic cassiterites and on several quartz crystals there are a lot of gemmy waterclear bubbles of opal var jalite. Very interesting rock of 7.5x4.5x3.5 cm

Unit price: EURO 135,00