fluorescent phosphorescent WOLLASTONITE with CALCITE - Harrisville, New York
White Wollastonite crystals with blue Calcite. The Wollastonite fluoresces in pale colors SW and LW, with lasting pale-white phosphorescence after SW irradiation
from Gouverneur Talc Company No. 4 Quarry (Valentine deposit), Harrisville, Diana Township, Lewis County, New York, USA
this specimen is featured on mindat, minID: RHJ-0UF
Measures approximately 2.25 x 2 x 1.75 inch, 7.86 oz / 57 x 51 x 44 mm, 223g
Item # A0030914
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).