fluorescent CALCITE - old locale - Leadhills, Scotland, United Kingdom
Deep red SW and pink LW fluorescing Calcite cleavages with golden Chalcopyrite. Brief phosphorescence on Calcite - move lamp away quickly to observe.
ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
from Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom - an old lead and zinc mining area
Measures approximately 1.75 x 1.5 x 1 inch, 4.30 oz / 44 x 38 x 25 mm, 122g
this specimen is featured on mindat, minID: RNF-4UJ
Item # A0241214
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).