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ex Dr. Harry von Eckermann Collection

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Locality: 
Grasåsen Graphite Mine, Vegårshei, Agder, Norway
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.5 × 3 cm
Description

Specimen consisting of crystalline graphite with a little bid of bedrock (apatite?).

The specimen is from the collection of the famous Swedish mineralogist Harry von Eckermann († 1969, the mineral Eckermannite is named after him) and is followed by an original label bonded in a cardboard box. The specimen even has an additional old label glued on it from another, older collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Graphite

Formula: 
C
Strunz: 
1.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0

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