Mineralpedia Details for Berzeliite
Named in honor of noted Swedish chemist and mineralogist Jons Jacob Berzelius. A rare mineral that occurs in metamorphosed iron-manganese orebodies in localities in Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela. Minerals associated with Berzeliite include hausmannite, rhodonite, tephroite, hedyphane, caryinite, manganoan biotite, langbanite, braunite, dolomite, barite, and calcite.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/berzeliite.pdf
Berzeliite from Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
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- Type Locality,Ex. Paul Moore specimen.
Rich specimen with several orange crystal grains to 5mm in matrix. Ex. Paul Moore specimen, a renowned expert on Langban.