Latiumite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)

Cava di Campagnano, Sacrofano Caldera, Sacrofano, Campagnano di Roma, Rome Province, Latium, Italy
Miniature, 4.6 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm
Start Time: 12/03/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/10/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed

Item Description

This piece is a very classic specimen of this rare phyllosilicate. It features cream-white prismatic crystals of Latiumite measuring up to 5 mm on matrix. There are no localities for Latiumite outside of Italy, and it is only appropriate that this piece was named after the district in which it was first found. A great rarity of this classic material.

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