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Lorenzenite var. Ramsayite from Mount Flora, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

 
Lorenzenite var. Ramsayite from Mount Flora, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

Lorenzenite var. Ramsayite from Mount Flora, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 17607
Mineral:Lorenzenite var. Ramsayite
Locality:Mount Flora, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Description:Sharp lorenzenite crystals frozen in aegirine- and quartz-rich matrix. Originally a separate mineral species called ramsayite, it was proved in 1947 that it was the same species as lorenzenite found in Greenland.
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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