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Phlogopite-Annite var. Lepidomelane from Laven, Langesundsfjord, Norway

 
Phlogopite-Annite var. Lepidomelane from Laven, Langesundsfjord, Norway

Phlogopite-Annite var. Lepidomelane from Laven, Langesundsfjord, Norway

DESCRIPTION:No. 33855
Mineral:Phlogopite-Annite var. Lepidomelane
Locality:Laven, Langesundsfjord, Norway
Description:Foliated black lepidomelane crystal (iron-rich phlogopite or annite) in gray feldspar matrix. The crystal is exposed on the edge of the matrix. NOTE: Labeled as a variety of biotite, no longer a valid mineral species, now a group containing annite, etc. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #255; Dr. Rorer obtained this specimen while in London 1952
Overall Size:8x6x3 cm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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