Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 6.5 x 6.0 cm
Sacrofano, Sacrofano Caldera, Rome Province, Latium, Italy
Ex. Giancarlo Fioravanti
Slender, prismatic crystals of Tuscanite richly line this 3.5 cm pocket. The crystals of this rare silicate are tan, have silky luster, and in a few cases reach over 1 cm in length. An excellent specimen for the very rare species. Acquired from the Cutli collection, Rome, 1979.