Tag: Sweden

Another Langban Specimen

Another Langban Specimen

This new specimen is a rare combination of: svabite – orange calcite – red-orange contrasted against a dark, non-fluorescent matrix. Nice! Still not much chance of my going to Sweden, although my son base jumps off their rock walls in his flying squirrel suit all […]

New Langban Specimen

New Langban Specimen

Mineral deposits around Langban, Filipstad, Varmland Sweden contain some unique and rare minerals. Some of them are fluorescent. This new specimen is of a rare combination of: willemite – green svabite – orange berzeliite – blue nasonite – yellow I’d enjoy going fluorescent mineral collecting […]

Calcite and Svabite

Calcite and Svabite

I’ve obtained another specimen. It’s a brilliant 5″ beauty from Langban, Sweden via Mark Cole’s Minershop Store. Under shortwave, the calcite shines bright red and the svabite glows an yellow-orange. I’ve put it in the Eastern Hemisphere Rocks page where there’s a natural light image […]

Eastern Hemisphere Rocks

Eastern Hemisphere Rocks

Langban Sweden Langban rocks have some of the brightest fluorescence found. That brightness is often in sharp contrast to a dark to black background. These hand sized specimens are bright and impressive with: calcite – bright red svabite – bright yellow dolomite – bright pink […]

New Specimens

New Specimens

I’ve added 4 new specimens: 2 Long Lake Mine specimens on the Canada page an English fluorite and a Langban, Sweden classic on the Europe page -rf