fluorescing FLUORAPOPHYLLITE - Prospect Park Quarry, New Jersey, USA
Fluorapophyllite-(K) crystals with clear colorless Quartz points and sprays of white Laumontite.
The Fluorapophyllite fluoresces in a pale-white color, the LW response is brighter.
ex "Parker Minerals", #424
the quarry is no longer in operation and is being reclaimed for a housing project
Measures approximately 3 x 2 x 1.5 inch, 6.17 oz / 76 x 51 x 38 mm, 175g
Price: 200.00 USD
Item # A0130414
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).