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16th Aug 2017 06:07 UTCGábor Mesics Expert

The locality has misidentifyed: as the label says -VASKO- is now Ocna de Fier in Romania.


The former name was Vaskő before the first world war.

16th Aug 2017 17:15 UTCUwe Kolitsch Manager

Thanks for spotting this - now fixed (including photo captions).

16th Aug 2017 19:52 UTCKevin Conroy Manager

I'm not sure how old locality names are handled outside of the US, but I was taught to keep the historical name with the specimen. This helps to date when it was found. In this case, if I added my label to the specimen it would read:

Magnetite with Grossularite

Ocna de Fier, Romania

note: collected pre-World War I

(historic name: Vaskő, Hungary)
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