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  

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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).

fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"

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fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"
fluorescing Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, United Kingdom, ex R.Eisenman "Highland Rock"