Welcome to Elba Minerals

Welcome to this special website dedicated to the minerals from the pegmatites and from the iron ore of Isola Elba.

This site is part of the other website dedicated to minerals from Italy and worldwide (www.ItalianMinerals.com).

Lot of rock from the pegmatite areas and from the iron mines of Isola Elba, Italy !

Feel free to visit and check minerals, great specimens are available for you !

New Materials from Elba

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San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - A classic specimen from the pegmatite areas of San Piero.This specimen has an open cavity with a some large orthoclase crystals up to almopst 3 cm on the edge. All around there are quartz crystals and a number of terminated schorl crystals to the size of 0.5 cm. The specimen is very representative of the pockets that can be found in the pegmatites areas of San Piero ! overall size is 13x9.5x5.5 cm.

Unit price: EURO 250,00



San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - A very rich specimen ! The whole surface of the specimen is entirely covered by hundreds of elbaite crystals ! The color is light brown/amber. Lot of clusters and lot of terminated crystals ! Their size is up to 1-1.3 cm. Overall size is 9.5x8x6.5 cm.

Unit price: EURO 350,00



Bacino mine, Rio Marina, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - A super iridescent specimen of hematite from Isola Elba ! This rock hosts a 2.7x1.5 cm iridescent hematite crystal ! An uncommon crystal considering the size ! The rock hosts also other hematite crystals to the size of 1.5 cm ! a very nice classic rock ! overall size is 4.2x3x2.7 cm. Weight is 64 gr

Unit price: EURO 200,00

San Piero, Isola Elba, Livorno, Italy - The new rare species recently discovered at Isola Elba, Italy ! It shows as a black tourmaline but has a completely different geological habit since it developped on metamorphic rocks. This specimen hosts a coverage of rough crystals of  Mg-Lucchesiite up to 0.5 cm. There are also some titanite yellow/green crystals. Overall size is 7.5x4x3 cm. Weight is 102 gr.

Unit price: EURO 60,00


ELBANI, il nuovo libro sui minerali delle pegmatiti elbane, di M.Giarduz e G.Maggioni

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CD sui minerali Elbani - CD on Elba Minerals

E' disponibile un bellissimo CD sui minerali delle pegmatiti elbane, corredato di carte, indicazioni, e tante foto ! clickate qui per maggiori informazioni

A CD on "Minerals from the pegmatites of Isola Elba, Italy" is available also in English, click here for more infos !

The Italian Island of Elba

A Mineralogical Jewel in the Tuscan Archipelago