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Pinakiolite in Calcite-Hausmannite matrix from Langban, Värmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Pinakiolite)

 
Pinakiolite in Calcite-Hausmannite matrix from Langban, Värmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Pinakiolite)

Pinakiolite in Calcite-Hausmannite matrix from Langban, Värmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Pinakiolite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Pinakiolite in Calcite-Hausmannite matrix from Langban, Värmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Pinakiolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 74761
Mineral:Pinakiolite in Calcite-Hausmannite matrix
Locality:Langban, Värmland, Sweden (Type Locality for Pinakiolite)
Description:Lustrous black rectangular platy pinakiolite crystals in calcite-hausmannite matrix. The calcite surrounding the pinakiolite crystals fluoresces bright orange under SW UV illumination. Originally acquired from Excalibur-Cureton Company
Overall Size:29x25x10 mm
Crystals:0.1-0.4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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