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Molybdophyllite from
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Molybdophyllite
Formula:Pb8Mg9[Si10O28(OH)8O2(CO3)3] · H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:GFF (1918) 40, 923-938; Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183; U. Kolitsch, S. Merlino and D. Holtstam (2012): Molybdophyllite: crystal chemistry, crystal structure, OD character and modular relationships with britvinite. Mineralogical Magazine 76, 493-516.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hausmannite1 photo of Molybdophyllite associated with Hausmannite at this locality.
Pinakiolite1 photo of Molybdophyllite associated with Pinakiolite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Molybdophyllite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Långban, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
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Nearest other occurrences of Molybdophyllite
8.2km (5.1 miles) Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg ore district, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
 
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