Scandiobabingtonite in granite
Small Cabinet, 6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0 cm
Cava Prini, Mt. Carnoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy
Ex. Paulo Matioli
From the type locality. Blue-gray to green-gray, single crystals and clusters of scandiobabingtonite to 0.5mm are associated with minute, reddish hematite(?) plates and accented by tiny, rhombs of translucent calcite(?) within a granite miarole and matrix composed of smoky quartz and snow-white orthoclase. Ex. Paolo Matioli collection.