fluorescent tenebrescent SODALITE - type locality - Ilimaussaq complex, Narsaq, Greenland, Denmark

Orange LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, with green fluorescent accents under SW illumination. Some of the Sodalite is daylight pale-green color. Parts of this specimen are strongly tenebrescent and assume deep magenta coloration upon irradiation with SW UV, the color will fade with exposure to light.

from Ilimaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq (Kitaa Province; West Greenland), Greenland, Denmark

Measures approximately 4 x 2.25 x 1.5 inch, 9.59 oz / 102 x 57 x 38 mm, 272g

this specimen is featured on mindat, minID: 2LE-LU4

Price: 1800.00 USD

Item # A0440514   

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).

LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland

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LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland
LW SW fluorescent Sodalite, tenebrescent, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kitaa, Greenland