Bazzite with Aeschynite- (Y), Bertrandite, Albite, and Orthoclase
Baveno, Lake Maggiore, Piemonte, Italy
Small Cabinet, 9.5 x 4.0 x 3.5 cm
Ex. Paulo Matioli

A few, minute (0.2mm), gemmy, isolated, hexagonal crystals of bazzite (scandium analogue of beryl) and a single, parallel growth cluster, all with a rich light blue color in small miaroles within a granite matrix accompanied by brownish green aeschynite-(Y); colorless, transparent to translucent, bertrandite; silver-gray muscovite; and albite plates. Ex. Paulo Matioli collection.