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Sweden, Vänersborg, Älvsborgs länsmuseum
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2012, 10:48:56 PM »
Älvsborgs länsmuseum / Vanersborg Province museum
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Niklasbergsvägen 15, 462 32 Vänersborg, Sweden

History: Date of founding 1860. First specimens received as a gift from the Royal Swedish Academy of Science and Museum of Natural History (Stockholm). Minor acquisitions until one major donation by Johan Adolf Andersohn 1871 ( and a minor 1875) which even today form the majority (1932 out of 3108 numbers). Person in charge: Peter Johansson. Minerals: 1850 (approximately), Rocks: 730 (approximately), Fossils: 440 (Approximately) Semi-products:90. Specialities: The collection is astonishingly well represented with old Austria-Hungarian specimens. 205 from Schlaggenwald, 67 Pribram, 76 Schemnitz (eg 16 amethysts) and 30 Zinnwald specimens.
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