The Best of Italian Microminerals

 

 

INDEX            centro sud regions         LIST OF SPECIMENS     

( LAZIO - UMBRIA - SICILIA - MARCHE )

 

FOTO  MINIERE  E  CAVE

PHOTOS  OF  MINES  AND  QUARRIES

CAMPAGNANO - LAZIO

CORCOLLE - LAZIO

LATERA - LAZIO

MONTALTO  DI  CASTRO - LAZIO

ONANO - LAZIO

 

New  entry

2018

PRIMAVERA - SPRINGTIME - PRINTEMPS - FRUHLINGSZEIT

ESTATE - SUMMER - VERANO - ÉTÉ - SOMMER

AUTUNNO - OTONO - AUTUMN - HERBST - AUTOMNE - HERFST
 

 

 

 

 

LAZIO

 

  • AFGHANITE - white exagonal platy xls on sanidinite - Tre Croci cut road - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  3 euro    ( 3 specimens in stock )
  • AFGHANITE - white exagonal platy xls on sanidinite - Tre Croci cut road - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  2 euro     ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • AFGHANITE - WHITE XL - TRE CROCI - VETRALLA - 2 EURO
  • AFGHANITE - WHITE XL - VETRALLA - 1,5, EURO
  • afghanite - white xl - tobia - vetralla - 3 euro    ( 2 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )
  • alunite - xls - la tolfa mine - civitavecchia - 1,5 euro
  • analcime - xls + vonsenite - fosso ricomero - vetralla - viterbo - 2 euro    ( 4 specimens in stock )
  • analcime - xls + vonsenite - fosso ricomero - vetralla - viterbo - 3 euro    ( 3 specimens in stock )
  • analcime - xls + reddish vonsenite - castellaccio di petrignano - viterbo - 3 euro   
  • ANDRADITE xls - + ghelenite - Onano quarry - 2 euro
  • andradite - xls - onano - montenero quarry - viterbo - 2 euro
  • andradite - yellow to black xls - onano - montenero quarry - viterbo - 2 euro
  • anortite - colorless xls - + garnet - sacrofano - roma - 3 euro    ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • anortite - colorless xls - + garnet - sacrofano - roma - 5 euro   
  • APATITE - xls - Montenero quarry - Onano quarry - Viterbo - 1,5 euro
  • APATITE - xls - Montenero quarry - Onano quarry - Viterbo - 2 euro  
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  • ARAGONITE - small tufts of acicular xls - Corcolle quarry - (Roma) - 1 euro
  • CABASITE - xls - Vallerano quarry - Roma - 1 euro
  • CALCITE - yellow drops (see photo in this page) on dark lava (very nice) - Campomorto quarry - Montalto di Castro (Viterbo) -  5 euro  (it's a 5x4 cm. miniature)
  • CALCITE - yellow drops (see photo in this page) on dark lava - Campomorto quarry - Montalto di Castro (Viterbo) - 2 euro   ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • CALCITE - yellow drops (see photo in this page) on dark lava - Campomorto quarry - Montalto di Castro (Viterbo) - 3 euro   ( 3 specimens in stock )
  • calcite - xls + opale drops - montenero quarry - onano - 1 euro
  • ciprianite - xls + zircone - tre croci fields - vetralla - viterbo - 3 euro
  • clinoptilolite - xls - fosso ricomero - viterbo - 2 euro     ( new found in this area )
  • CRISTOBALITE - white drops covering tormalina - Vetralla cut road - Viterbo - 3 euro   ( 3 specimens in stock )
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls into a sanidinite vug - Carcarelle - Vetralla - (Viterbo) -  3 euro
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls into a sanidinite vug - Carcarelle - Vetralla - (Viterbo) -  4 euro
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls into a sanidinite vug (!!!) - Vetralla cut road - (Viterbo) - 10 euro
  • danburite - xls + afghanite - tobia vetralla - viterbo - 2 euro
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls - Vetralla cut road - (Viterbo) - 5 euro  
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls - Vetralla cut road - (Viterbo) - 3 euro
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls into a sanidinite vug - Tobia fields - (Viterbo) - 2 euro
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls into a sanidinite vug - Tre Croci - (Viterbo) - 5 euro
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls into a sanidinite vug - Tre Croci - (Viterbo) - 3 euro   ( 2 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )
  • DANBURITE - colorless xls - Carcarelle - Vetralla fields (Viterbo) - 4 euro
  • danburite - xls + afghanite - tobia - vetralla - 3 euro
  • davyna - white sericeous - sacrofano -roma- 2 euro
  • EPIDOTO - yellow-green xls (new found - quite rare here) - Vetralla cut road (Viterbo) -  1  euro
  • EPIDOTO - yellow-green xls (new found - quite rare here) - Vetralla cut road (Viterbo) -  3  euro   ( very rare here )
  • ettringite - hair like white xls - sacrofano - roma - 3 euro       ( very rare here )  
  • FERRO-ORNEBLENDA - xls - Onano quarry - 1,5 euro
  • fluorapatite - ACICULAR COLORLESS XLS + melilite - pantano QUARRY - ROMA - 3 EURO
  • fluorapatite - ACICULAR COLORLESS XLS + NEFELINA AND VONSENITE - LAGHETTO QUARRY - ROMA - 3 EURO
  • fluorapatite - ACICULAR COLORLESS XLS + pirosseno and NEFELINA - LAGHETTO QUARRY - ROMA - 3 EURO
  • FLUORAPATITE - COLORLESS ACICULAR XLS + ARAGONITE AND PIROSSENO - LAGHETTO QUARRY - ROMA - 2 EURO
  • GARNETS - yellowish xls + scapolite - Vetralla cut road - Viterbo - 2 euro    ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • gismondina - xls - vallerano quarry - roma - 5 euro   ( it's a T/n )  ( 4 specimens in stock )
  • gismondina - xls - vallerano quarry - roma - 3 euro   ( It's a t/n )  ( 6 specimens in stock )  
  • gismondina - xls - vallerano quarry - roma - 2 euro  
  • gismondina - xls - vallerano quarry - roma - 5 euro  
  • gismondina - xls - vallerano quarry - roma - 10 euro   ( many xls on a 5 X 2 cm. matrix )   ( 3 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )
  • giuseppettite - lilla massive in sanidinite - sacrofano - roma - 1 euro       ( rare )  ( 4 specimens in stock )
  • giuseppettite - lilla massive in sanidinite - sacrofano - roma - 2 euro      ( rare )
  • GROSSULARIA - YELLOW XLS - LATERA QUARRY - VITERBO - 2 EURO
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  • GROSSULARIA - YELLOW XLS - onano QUARRY - VITERBO - 2 EURO
  • GROSSULARIA - yellow xls - Onano quarry - Viterbo - 2 euro  (T/N)

  • GROSSULARIA - orange-yellow xls - tre croci - vetralla - viterbo - 2 euro

  • HALLOYSITE - white exagonal xls - Stracciacappe fields - Roma - 3 euro     ( 2 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )
  • HALLOYSITE - white exagonal xls - Stracciacappe fields - Roma - 5 euro     ( 2 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )
  • HAUYNA - white xls + titanite - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 2 euro
  • HAUYNA - pale blu unusual empty xls + others - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 3 euro
  • HAUYNA - pale blu unusual empty xls + others - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 1 euro
  • HAUYNA - pale blu drops + others - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 1,5 euro
  • HAUYNA - pale blu drops + others - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 2 euro     (2 specimens in stock)
  • HAUYNA - white xls - Sacrofano fields (Roma) - 1 euro
  • hellandite - brown prismatic xls - tre croci fields - vetralla - viterbo - 3 euro
  • hellandite - brown xls - tOBIA fields - vetralla - viterbo - 3 euro
  • HYDROMAGNESITE - white drops + others - Corcolle quarry - Roma - 1,5 euro
  • latiumite - white xls - sacrofano - roma - 2 euro   
  • leucite - xls + analcime - castellaccio di petrignano - vetralla - viterbo - 3 euro   ( it's a T/n )
  • LUDWIGITE - BLACK ACICULAR XLS - VETRALLA'S FIELDS - VITERBO - 3 EURO
  • MELANITE - dark xls + some hauyna - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 1,5 euro
  • MELANITE - dark xls + others - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 3 euro
  • melanite - black shining xls + others - montenero quarry - onano - 3 euro     ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • melanite - black shining xls + others - montenero quarry - onano - 5 euro
  • melanite - black shining xls + hauyna + others - montenero quarry - onano - 2 euro
  • MELILITE - REDDISH XLS + FLUORAPATITE - PANTANO QUARRY - ROMA - 4 EURO
  • MELILITE - XLS + PHACOLITE AND THOMSONITE - LAGHETTO QUARRY - ROMA - 3 EURO  ( A  5X3 CM. MATRIX SPECIMEN )
  • MOTTANAITE - brown xl + others - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 2 euro   
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  • MOTTANAITE - brown xl + others - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 4 euro   
  • MOTTANAITE - brown xl + stillwellite - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 2 euro
  • MOTTANAITE - brown xl + thorite and stillwellite - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 5 euro
  • mottanaite - mica like xl - vetralla fields - viterbo - 2 euro  
  • MOTTANAITE - brown xl - in sanidino vug - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 3 euro
  • MOTTANAITE - brown xl - in sanidino vug - Tobia fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 3 euro    ( 2 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )
  • NEFELINA - exagonal colorless xls + melilite - Pantano quarry (Roma) - 1,5 euro
  • NEFELINa - xls + vonsenite and others - laghetto quarry - roma - 2 euro
  • ORNEBLENDA - xls + sanidino - Latera quarry - Viterbo - 1,5 euro
  • PHACOLITE - xls + phillipsite - Vallerano - Roma - 2 euro
  • PHILLIPSITE - a "cross" of two xls - Vallerano quarry (Roma) - 1 euro   ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • PHILLIPSITE - gemini "cross" xls - Vallerano quarry - Roma - 3 euro
  • PHILLIPSITE - xls + thomsonite drops - Vallerano quarry - Roma - 2 euro
  • PHILLIPSITE - xls - Vallerano quarry - Roma - 1 euro
  • PHILLIPSITE (K) - colorless xls + garnets and diopside - Corcolle quarry (Roma) -  2 euro
  • PHILLIPSITE (K) - colorless xls - Vetralla fields - Viterbo -  1,5 euro
  • PIERGORITE - LAMELLAR XL - TRE CROCI FIELDS - VETRALLA - VITERBO - 5 EURO
  • SANIDINO - xls + orneblenda e titanite - Latera quarry - Viterbo - 2 euro
  • SANIDINO - xls + others - Latera quarry - Viterbo - 2 euro
  • SCAPOLITE - colorless xls - Vetralla cut road (Viterbo) -  2 euro
  • SCAPOLITE - colorless xls - botte fields - vetralla - viterbo - 3 euro   
  • SCAPOLITE - colorless xls - Vetralla cut road (Viterbo) -  3 euro   ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • SCAPOLITE - colorless xls + garnets - Vetralla cut road (Viterbo) -  3 euro          
  • SODALITE - yellowish xl - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 1 euro
  • SODALITE - xls - Latera quarry - Viterbo - 2 euro
  • sodalite - nice xl - carcarelle - vetralla - 1 euro
  • stillwellite - pinkish xl + thorite and mottanaite - tre croci - vetralla - 5 euro
  • stillwellite - pinkish xl - tre croci - vetralla - 5 euro
  • stillwellite - pale pink xl - tre croci - vetralla - 2 euro
  • stillwellite - colorless xl - tre croci - vetralla - 3 euro
  • THORITE - emerald green xl - Tobia fields - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  2 euro       (need x30)
  • thorite - emerald green xls on mottanaite - tre croci - vetralla - viterbo - lazio - 3 euro   (need x 30)
  • THORITE - emerald green xl on mottanaite - Tre Croci - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  3 euro       (need x30)
  • THORITE - emerald green xl - Tobia - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  4 euro       (need x30)
  • THORITE - emerald green xl - Tre Croci - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  5 euro       (need x30)    ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • THORITE - emerald green xl - Tre Croci - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  3 euro
  • THORITE - emerald green xl - Tobia fields - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  2 euro       (need x30)
  • THORITE - emerald green xl - Carcarelle fields - Vetralla (Viterbo) -  5 euro       (need x30)
  • TITANITE - orange "arrow" xls - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 1,5 euro
  • TITANITE - orange xls + others - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 2 euro        ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • TITANITE - orange xls + orneblenda and others - Latera quarry (Viterbo) - 2 euro    ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • TITANITE - orange xls + black orneblenda xls - Latera quarry - Viterbo - 5 euro
  • TITANITE - orange xls + black orneblenda xls - Latera quarry - Viterbo - 3 euro    
  • TITANITE - orange xls + black orneblenda xls - Latera quarry - Viterbo - 4 euro
  • titanite - orange xl - sacrofano - roma - 1 euro
  • titanite - orange xl + melanite - tobia - vetralla - 2 euro
  • TORMALINA - ACICULAR GRAY XLS - TOBIA CUT ROAD - VETRALLA - VITERBO - 1 EURO
  • vicanite - ce - yellow-green xl carcarelle - vetralla - viterbo - 5 euro
  • VISHNEVITE - white prismatic xls - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 2 euro    ( 4 specimens in stock )
  • VISHNEVITE - white prismatic xls - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 3 euro
  • VISHNEVITE - acicular xls - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 5 euro
  • vonsenite - acicular black xls + fluorapatite - laghetto quarry - roma - 2 euro
  • vonsenite - ACICULAR black xls - tre croci fields - vetralla - 2 euro 
  • VONSENITE - BLACK XLS - pantano QUARRY - ROMA - 2 EURO
  • VONSENITE - ACICULAR BLACK XLS - TRE CROCI - VETRALLA - VITERBO - 2 EURO    ( 2 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )
  • ZIRCONE - pinkish xl - Bassano cut road - sutri - (Roma) - 2 euro
  • ZIRCONE - orange xl + others - Bassano cut road (Roma) - 3 euro
  • ZIRCONE - colorless xl - Tre Croci fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 2 euro   ( 2 specimens in stock )
  • ZIRCONE - colorless xl - Carcarelle fields - Vetralla - Viterbo - 3 euro

 

MARCHE

 
  • CALCITE - light yellow scalenoedric xls - Furlo quarry - Pesaro - 3 euro (it's a T/N) (old found)
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  • CALCITE - scalenoedric xls - Furlo quarry - Pesaro - 3 euro (it's a T/N)   (old found)  
  • CALCITE - scalenoedric xls - furlo quarry - pesaro - 2 euro   ( 3 specimens in stock )   ( old found )
  • CALCITE - scalenoedric xls - furlo quarry - pesaro - 5 euro      ( a 6x4 cm. large specimen )   ( old found )
  • calcite - xls into vugs of a section of a "ammonite" fossile - 3 euro  ( it's fluorescent in yellow ) ( a 3X4 cm. large specimen )   ( old found )
  • calcite - xls into vugs of a section of a "ammonite" fossile - 5 euro  ( it's fluorescent in yellow ) ( a 3X4 cm. large specimen )    ( old found )
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  • CELESTINA - colorless xls - Monte San Bartolo - Pesaro - 3 euro (rare here)    ( old found )
  • pirite - xls - gola del furlo - pesaro - 2 euro
  • limonite - pseudomorfa di pirite - furlo quarry - pesaro - 1 euro
  • SULFUR - XLS + COLORLESS CELESTINA - PERTICARA MINE - RIMINI - 5 EURO   ( T/N )

 

 

 

 

SICILIA

 

  

 

 

  • analcime - colorless xl - Lachea Island ( Cyclopi Islands ) (Catania) - 3 euro    ( 4 SPECIMENS IN STOCK ) 

  • analcime - colorless xl - Lachea Island ( Cyclopi Islands ) (Catania) - 5 euro   

  • CELESTINA - colorless xls - Cattolica mine (Agrigento) - 1,5 euro   ( 2 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )

  • CELESTINA - colorless xls - Cattolica mine (Agrigento) - 2 euro

  • ENSTATITE-FERROSILITE - brown xls - Biancavilla quarries - Etna - 5 euro  

  • ENSTATITE-FERROSILITE - brown xls - Biancavilla quarries - Etna - 2 euro   ( 3 specimens in stock )

  • ENSTATITE-FERROSILITE - brown xls - Biancavilla quarries - Etna - 3 euro    ( 3 specimens in stock )

  • ENSTATITE-FERROSILITE - brown xls - Biancavilla quarries - Etna - 5 euro    ( on a 3x5 cm. matrix )  

  • FE-ORNEBLENDA - dark xls + others - Biancavilla quarry - Etna - 3 euro       (it's a T/N)

  • HERSCHELITE - xls + phillipsite - Aci Castello - Catania - 2 euro  

  • HERSCHELITE - xls + phillipsite - Aci Castello - Catania - 3 euro      (2 SPECIMENS)

  • KRAUSITE - WHITE SHINING MICRO XLS + COLORLESS DROPS OF TAMARUGITE - VULCANO ISLAND - EOLIE - 3 EURO    ( 3 SPECIMENS IN STOCK )

  • IPERSTENE - xls - Monte Calvario - Biancavilla - Etna volcano - Catania - 1 euro

  • olivina - massive + mica - vulcano island - eolie islands - sicilia - 2 euro

  • phillipsite - xls - aci castello - catania - 2 euro

  • PICKERINGITE - WHITE SILKY FIBERS + YELLOW METAVOLTINA - VULCANO ISLAND - EOLIE - 3 EURO      

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  • PICKERINGITE - WHITE SILKY FIBERS + YELLOW METAVOLTINA - VULCANO ISLAND - EOLIE - 5 EURO

  • PICKERINGITE - WHITE SILKY FIBERS + SULFUR - VULCANO ISLAND - EOLIE - 5 EURO

  • sulfur - fumarola xls - vulcano island - eolie - 1 euro   ( 2 specimens in stock )

  • sulfur - fumarola xls - vulcano island - eolie - 2 euro   ( 3 specimens in stock )

  • sulfur - some xls on small scalenoedric white calcite - cozzodisi mine - agrigento - 3 euro

  • VONSENITE - BLACK ACICULAR IRIDESCENT XLS + OTHERS - VULCANO ISLAND - EOLIE ARCIPELAGO - 10 EURO  ( IT'S A T/N)  ( new found ) 

  • VONSENITE - BLACK ACICULAR SHINING XLS + OTHERS - VULCANO ISLAND - EOLIE ARCIPELAGO - 3 EURO    ( new found ) 

  • VONSENITE - BLACK ACICULAR SHINING XLS + OTHERS - VULCANO ISLAND - EOLIE ARCIPELAGO - 2 EURO    ( new found )

 

 

UMBRIA

 

  • CABASITE ( ca ) - xls - Vispi quarry - San venanzo - terni - 1 euro

  • fluorapofillite - sericeous drops + others - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 3 euro

  • fluorapofillite - sericeous drops + gismondina - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 2 euro

  • gismondina - xls + phillpsite - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 3 euro

  • gismondina - xls + others - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 3 euro

  • gismondina - xls + melilite + others - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 3 euro

  • gismondina - xls + magnetite + others - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 5 euro

  • gismondina - xls + fluorapofillite + others - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 4 euro

  • gismondina - xls + fluorapofillite - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 2 euro

  • gismondina - xls + fluorapatite + others - vispi quarry - san venanzo - terni - 3 euro

  • MELILITE - xls + phillipsite - Vispi quarry - San Venanzo - Terni - 1,5 euro

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  • MELILITE - xls + leucite - Vispi quarry - San Venanzo - Terni - 2 euro

  • melilite - yellow tabular xls + others - vispi quarry - san venanzo quarry - terni - 3 euro 

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  • MELILITE - YELLOWISH XLS + NEFELINA- VISPI QUARRY - SAN VENANZO - TERNI - 2 EURO   

  • PHILLIPSITE - xls + magnetite and others - Vispi quarry - San Venanzo (Terni) -  1,5 euro

  • THAUMASITE - WHITE XLS + CABASITE - VISPI QUARRY - SAN VENANZO - TERNI - 4      ( OLD FOUND )

  • THAUMASITE - WHITE XLS - VISPI QUARRY - SAN VENANZO - TERNI - 1      ( OLD FOUND )

  • THOMSONITE - DROPS ON CALCITE XLS - VISPI QUARRY - SAN VENANZO - TERNI - 3

  • WILLHENDERSONITE - group of platy xls - Vispi quarry - San Venanzo (Terni) -  3 euro        (I found Willhendersonite mineral first  worldwide, some years ago !)

  • WILLHENDERSONITE - group of platy xls + others - Vispi quarry - San Venanzo (Terni) -  4 euro

  • WILLHENDERSONITE - group of platy xls - Vispi quarry - San Venanzo (Terni) - 5 euro

  • WILLHENDERSONITE - groups of platy xls - Vispi quarry - San Venanzo (Terni) - 10 euro

  • WILLHENDERSONITE - group of platy xls - Vispi quarry - San Venanzo (Terni) - 2 euro

  • WILLHENDERSONITE - DROPS OF XLS - VISPI QUARRY - SAN VENANZO - TERNI - 2 EURO