fluorescent CALCITE crystal - Pugh Quarry, Ohio, USA
Amber colored Calcite scalenohedral crystal, double terminated, with smaller crystals, on matrix. Fluorescent in an orange color LW, weak SW response
ex "Parker Minerals", collected ca. 1970
from closed to collecting Pugh Quarry (France Stone Co. Custar quarry), Weston, Wood County, Ohio, USA
Measures approximately 3 x 2 x 1.5 inch, 6.38 oz / 76 x 51 x 38 mm, 181g
Item # A0030314
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).