Italy
Livorno Province
Tuscany
Elba
Campo
Sant Ilario and San Piero
Silvestro and Rosina pegmatite dikes

 

Images courtesy of Fredrico Pezzotta  

Rossmanite is found in the pegmatites at Sant Ilario in Campo and San Piero in Campo on the Island of Elba, Italy. It occurs as a colorless portion of the crystals beneath the black foitite caps of tourmalines formerly identified as elbaite.

Composition:

not available


References:

Federico Pezzotta and Alessandro Guastoni (1998) Rossmanit, ein neuer Turmalin aus Rozná (CR) und Elba [Rossmanite, a new Tourmaline from Rozná (CR) and Elba.]  Lapis, 23 (9), September 1998, 38-39.

Pezzotta, F., A. Guastoni, et al. (1998). “La rossmanite de Rozna (Ile d'Elbe).” Rivista Mineralogica Italiana 22(1): 46-50.


Images courtesy of Fredrico Pezzotta