RARE16B-134
Pinakiolite
Miniature, 6.0 x 4.5 x 2.0 cm
Langban mine, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Ex. Swedish Museum of Natural History
SOLD

Pale gray to pale pink mottled matrix of calcite and dolomite with disseminated, black, subhedral grains of pinakiolite to 2 mm. This rare magnesium manganese borate is from Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden, the type locality. Ex. Pauli Matioli collection with a Swedish Museum of Natural History label and an experienced label indicating "Pinakiolite, Langban" in pencil.