IML7 Fluorite, Lollingite
Huanggang Mine, Hexigten Banner (Keshiketeng Co.), Ulanhad League (Chifeng Prefecture), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China 6.6x 5.0x 3.1 cm
6.6x 5.0x 3.1 cm
Lollingite has been found at Huanggang in small amounts, and was frequently confused with and sold as arsenopyrite. In Tucson this year, a small quantity of correctly identified specimens were available
This piece combines lollingite with clear fluorite, making for a specimen that is more visually appealing than one consisting solely of lollingite....
Lollingite is a rare iron arsenide, typically found as masses and only rarely as proper crystals. This is a very good crystalline example of the species.