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Buca Della Vena Mine, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
1.7 × 5.2 × 3.9 cm

An substantial miniature specimen of the new species bohuslavite (IMA 2018-074a) as pale pink globules of tabular microcrystals on schist, associated with clear gypsum crystals. This new iron sulfate has been found at the old Italain mine and at a Czech locality, both of which are type localities.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock


Fe3+4(PO4)3(SO4)(OH)·nH2O (15 ≤ n ≤ 24)
Crystal System: 
Type Locality: 
Buca Della Vena Mine, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

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We offer rare minerals to systematic collectors worldwide, doing our best to ensure accurate identification and provide adequate information and pictures.

Through extensive field search and contacts with trusted sources, we manage to provide the best in newly found species and classic type-locality minerals. Should your item prove to be different we offer an immediate refund of purchase.

Items may be returned within 15 days of receipt, please note that return costs are at customer's expense. We will issue refund as soon as we receive the item in unaltered condition.

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To contact us and ask questions about items on sale, please e-mail to:  - phone: +39.3381058295. Returned items should be sent to: Roberto Bracco, piazza Monticello 12/2, 17100 Savona, Italy