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Richterite from Langban, Varmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Richterite)

 
Richterite from Langban, Varmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Richterite)

Richterite from Langban, Varmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Richterite)

Richterite from Langban, Varmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Richterite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Richterite from Langban, Varmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Richterite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 27749
Mineral:Richterite
Locality:Langban, Varmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Richterite)
Description:Translucent, brown crystals of richterite frozen in white calcite matrix. The matrix fluoresces bright orange under UV illumination. Old pen-and-ink label accompanies the specimen ca. 1920 with Oldach's name on the rear. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:3-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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