fluorescent CALCITE with SPHALERITE - Trepca, Kosovo
White Calcite on lustrous black Sphalerite, with minor Pyrite. Calcite fluoresces red LW, very weak SW.
from Trepča Stan Terg Mine (Stari Trg Mine; Trepča Mine; Stan Trg Mine), Trepča complex, Trepča valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, District of Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo
Measures approximately 3 x 3 x 1.75 inch, 1 lb 2.69 oz / 76 x 76 x 44 mm, 530g
this specimen is featured on mindat, minID: VLC-LF4
Price: 300.00 USD
Item # A0120316
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).