► Size: approximately 120-130mm
- ► Material:Trolleite
- ► Weight:1400g
- ► Introduction:
- ►Trolleite is a very rare phosphate mineral that is unusually hard, usually found in massive translucent light green to bluish green masses with a greasy luster it contains Quartz, Lazulite & Scorzalite. It was discovered in 1868 and named by Blomstrand in 1869 to honor Swedish chemist Hans Gabriel Trolle-Wachtmeister (1782–1871).
- ►Trolleite was initially thought to exist only in Sweden but recently it has been discovered in Australia, Rwanda, Brazil and the USA.
- ►Trolleite is often associated with other phosphate minerals such as augelite, lazulite and scorzalite, the later often resulting in a very blue colour.