LW SW fluorescent TUGTUPITE - Taseq Slopes, Ilimaussaq complex, Greenland, Denmark
Red SW and orange LW fluorescent Tugtupite, with pale-blue fluorescent mineral (possibly Analcime or Chkalovite), uranyl-activated green SW fluorescence, and minor dark green crystalline Aegirine.
The Tugtupite is tenebrescent - assumes pink coloration after irradiation with SW UV.
Tugtupite is reported from only about 12 localities worldwide.
ex Tom Pankratz
Measures approximately 2.5 x 1.25 x 1 inch, 2.18 oz / 63 x 33 x 25 mm, 62g
Price: 400.00 USD
Item # A0350314
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).