Magnetite (rare locale)
Traversella Mine, Traversella, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Small Cabinet, 5.7 x 4.3 x 3.6 cm
Ex. Francesco Bedogne
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Classic magnetite crystals from the famous locality of Traversella, Italy. The top of this piece is festooned with large, lustrous, metallic, gray-black magnetite crystals to 1.8 cm in maximum dimension set on a matrix of massive magnetite and minor whitish granular calcite for contrast. Most of the crystals are in excellent condition with only minor dings and a few are incomplete. A definitive example of the species from this noted Italian locale. Ex. Dr. Francesco Bedogne collection with label. An important locality specimen!