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Added in: march 2013
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Location description:

The area near Filipstad is known for its variety of minerals. In the past mining took place here in metamorphic iron-manganese and pegmatite rocks. The best way to find minarals is to dig into the old dumps hoping to get to fresh material and to split the stones.

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Langban located north of Filipstad in eastern Sweden.

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About 300 kinds of minerals known from this area. About 30 species are known only from here. The species most commonly found are Richterite, Schefferite, Svabite and Tilasite.

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