Small Cabinet, 6.4 x 3.9 x 2.7 cm
Sa Ducchessa Mine, Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
Intensely colored botryoidal hemimophite, in spheres to 8 mm across, is emplaced on a limonitic matrix. The color is a deep robin's egg blue which has good luster and translucence. Old material from a long-closed locale, now turning up only in old collections.