Sacrofano, Sacrofano Caldera, Rome Province, Latium, Italy
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 6.5 x 6.0 cm
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.