Carnelian - red Quartz nodule
Fassa, Val de Fassa, Trentino -Alto Adige
4.6 x 4.3 x 2.8 CM (miniature)
new year 2021
A half nodule of bright red Quartz (crypto-crystaline variety Carnelian) from Fassa which is now in Italy (since 1919) but at the time this was found was in Austria. From the Phil Scalisi collection and also was in the John Marshall collection Translucent to transparent, an excellent example of an old European Carnelian gem that is just not often seen for sale.