DOLOMITE with fluorescent CALCITE - Sainte-Eustache, Quebec, Canada
White SW and LW fluorescing Calcite crystals on lustrous light pink saddle shaped crystals of Dolomite on gray dolostone matrix.
ex Albert Sebela
A beautiful example from this lesser known locality famous for excellent Dolomite and Calcite specimens, rarely seen on the market.
Measures approximately 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 inch, 6.41 oz / 63 x 51 x 38 mm, 182g
this specimen is featured on mindat, minID: YQD-V3E
Price: 28.00 USD
Item # A0350115 #8
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).