fluorescent TUGTUPITE with AEGIRINE - Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Greenland, Denmark
Red SW and orange LW fluorescing Tugtupite, with dark green Aegirine crystals, minor green SW uranyl activated SW fluorescence and an unidentified dark red-brown crystalline mineral.
the Tugtupite is tenebrescent - the magenta coloration intensifies after irradiation with SW UV.
Tugtupite is a rare mineral, reported from only about 12 localities worldwide
ex Ultra-Violet Products Inc.
Measures approximately 1.75 x 1.75 x 1 inch, 3.06 oz / 44 x 44 x 25 mm, 87g
Price: 350.00 USD
Item # A0081214
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).