ANNITE with fluorescent SODALITE - Poudrette quarry, MSH, Quebec, Canada
Long blades of black Annite mica with orange LW fluorescing Sodalite in dark red SW fluorescing Feldspar.
this specimen is featured on mindat, minID: EVH-WXV
ex Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg NJ
at this locality, in 2017 , "collecting is restricted to one or two field trips per year, to small groups (drawn by lottery) of members of the Club de Minéralogie de Montréal, under very strict rules" (mindat.org)
Measures approximately 5 x 3 x 2 inch, 1 lb 11.29 oz / 127 x 76 x 51 mm, 773g
Price: 300.00 USD
Item # A0361214
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).