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Lorandite

Posted by Alfredo Petrov  
Lorandite
March 09, 2009 11:47PM
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Can you help make this a better article? What good localities have we missed? Can you supply pictures of better specimens than those we show here? Can you give us more and better information about the specimens from these localities? Can you supply better geological or historical information on these localities?


LoranditeTlAsS2 monoclinic
Here will go general remarks about lorandite specimens.

LoranditeChinaLanmuchang
Lorandite is the main ore mineral in the thallium orebody at Lanmuchang, China, and its crystals there can reach 4cm, the world's largest.
(Dr. Philippe Roth, letter to Lapis, 12 (2007), #6, 6.)



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Edited 4 time(s). Last edit at 07/26/2010 10:34AM by Rock Currier.
avatar Re: Lorandite
April 21, 2009 08:31PM
    
There are photos from Allchar and Mercur in the Lorandite gallery.
avatar Re: Lorandite
April 21, 2009 08:39PM
Yes Alfredo, How can you be so lazy as to have not included these? OH, I can hear you think, not as lazy as the person who didn't put them in who started the project. Of course you are right.

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.
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