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Quintinite-2H from
Dolomite dump, Långban, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden

Locality type:Mine Dump
Species:'Quintinite-2H' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Found by Urban Strand in an assemblage called "kataspilite" by Igelström (1867), distinct grey aggregates in a dark rock. Later showed to be a mixture of cordierite and scpolite group minerals (Törnebohm 1882). Quintinite-2H is found in cracks in this rock.
Habit:Hexagonal crystals up to 3 mm, forming aggregates up to 10-15mm with a high reflectance.
Colour:Beige to white
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Strand, U. (2016) Quintinit-2H, ett nytt mineral för Långban. LångbansNytt 22 (1): 21-23
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quintinite-2H data
Locality Data:Click here to view Dolomite dump, Långban, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
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