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Graphite from Vegårdshei, Setesdal Valley, Aust-Agder, Norway

 
Graphite from Vegårdshei, Setesdal Valley, Aust-Agder, Norway

DESCRIPTION:No. 33631
Mineral:Graphite
Locality:Vegårdshei, Setesdal Valley, Aust-Agder, Norway
Description:Rounded crystals of bright metallic graphite in limonite stained quartz matrix. The metallic crystals are hard to photograph - must be seen in person. Vegårdshei was a famous old mining area noted for rutile, etc. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #034; Ex. Giovanni Signorelli collection
Overall Size:4x4x4 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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