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Tankite from Krageroe, Norway

 
Tankite from Krageroe, Norway

DESCRIPTION:No. 13920
Mineral:Tankite
Locality:Krageroe, Norway
Description:Dark gray rectangular tankite on one side of quartz matrix. It is unclear what the modern equivalent of tankite is - possibly anorthite. From the well known Lechner collection (Austrian), see article in Min. Rec., Nov.-Dec., 1991, pp. 433-438. Ex. Lechner collection #4461 (ca. 1900, Austria)
Overall Size:5x5x2 cm
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Status: For reference only
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