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Did you ever see a mineral specimen from Albania?

Not well known for its mineral collecting Albania seldom figures as a source in many collections or available minerals.

In 9 years of e-Rocks we have only ever seen 2 specimens and localities.

The current specimen is a newly "discovered" combination of dawsonite and red realgar from Komana in the Drin Valley.

Komana - Albania

Hopefully there are more out there and we will get to hear about them over time!

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Photos: Did you ever see a mineral specimen from Albania?
Photos: Did you ever see a mineral specimen from Albania?

Comments

Submitted by GGG on
I am quite interested in having a specimen from Albania for my collection. Let me know when it is available. Thank you, Ed

Submitted by RockSteady on
In the early 2000s there has been a limited amount of realgar and sulphur specimens from Albania (precise locality not disclosed). The combination of realgar and dawsonite is certainly an intriguing paragenesis!