Magnesite, Quartz, Dolomite
Traversella Mine, Traversella, Chiusella Valley, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Small Cabinet, 7.8 x 7.8 x 4.9 cm
This is a very uncommon old Italian combination specimen from the Piedmont area. On both sides of this thin matrix are rhombs of magnesite, and opaque, tan-colored crystals of dolomite as well. Dominating the center of the specimen are slender, transparent crystals of quartz. Ex. Elling Collection.