Wermlandite in Calcite ex Matioli

Langban mine, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Miniature, 5.0 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
Start Time: 02/25/2021 4:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 03/04/2021 6:35:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $30
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder

Item Description

A good example of this truly rare species from Langban, Sweden, the type and only locality. The piece consists of a 0.2 mm, subhedral, gray-green grain in a matrix of snow-white calcite. Wermlandite is a structurally complex magnesium aluminum calcium hydroxide hydrate. Ex. Paulo Matioli collection and also has a Dakota Matrix label. A rare representative specimen.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
Private Bidder $30 03/04/2021 6:29:47 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $25 03/04/2021 6:29:47 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $20 02/26/2021 10:54:39 am (CST)
Private Bidder $15 02/26/2021 10:54:39 am (CST)
Private Bidder $10 02/26/2021 3:39:06 am (CST)