Pinakiolite (Type Locality) ex Mullane Coll.

Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Small Cabinet, 6.7 x 5.4 x 3.4 cm
Start Time: 06/01/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/11/2009 6:15:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Pinakiolite is an ULTRA RARE magnesium, manganese borate, UNIQUE in the world to the famous Langban deposit in Sweden. This is a SUPERB, SUPER-RICH specimen of LARGE, lustrous, deep reddish-black laths to 1.2 cm concentrated in parallel-growth on the front of the specimen. Pinakiolite grains are richly peppered on both the front and back of the piece. Value of such a RICH RARITY??? Ex Mullane Collection.

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