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Aeschynite-(Y) var. Blomstrandine from Iveland, Setesdal (Saetersdalen), Aust-Agder, Norway

 
Aeschynite-(Y) var. Blomstrandine from Iveland, Setesdal (Saetersdalen), Aust-Agder, Norway

DESCRIPTION:No. 52510
Mineral:Aeschynite-(Y) var. Blomstrandine
Locality:Iveland, Setesdal (Saetersdalen), Aust-Agder, Norway
Description:Cleaved fragment of brown-black aeschynite-(Y). Originally named blomstrandine, this mineral species was renamed by the IMA in 1966 to aeschynite-(Y). The fresh surfaces have an oily luster. Radioactive Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:18x16x3 mm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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