Håkansboda, Lindesberg, Västmanland, Sweden
This is a huge twinned octahedral crystal of Glaucodot: a rare and complex iron-cobalt sulfide. Complete except for a contact on the bottom and some white material that may be anthropogenic in origin, it displays well from all but the bottom direction. An historic specimen, it has fine pedigree: it originated from Lazard Cahn, passed through the hands of E. Mitchell Gunnell, to Dave New, and then into the Hoppel Collection.
Overall measurements: 1.25 x 1.06 x .94 inches (3.2 x 2.7 x 2.48 cm). Offered at no reserve.
Provenance: Western Minerals, ex. Dave New, ex. E. Mitchell Gunnell, ex. Lazard Cahn [Hoppel Catalog # D1713]
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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