fluorescent SODALITE with Aegirine - Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Greenland
Orange LW and SW fluorescing Sodalite with dark green Aegirine (Acmite). This specimen was polished by waves of North Atlantic.
Greenland Sodalite has the best luminescent response of all the world's sodalites
from Ilimaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq (Kitaa Province; West Greenland), Greenland - type locality of Sodalite
Measures approximately 1 x 0.5 x 0.25 inch, 0.18 oz / 25 x 13 x 6 mm, 5g
Item # A0010916
To show the fluorescent response the specimen was illuminated using 6 watt 254nm (Short Wave) / 366nm (Long Wave) UVGL-58 lamp (you need a proper UV light source to observe the fluorescence, more powerful lamp = brighter response).