CORUNDUM in fluorescent PLAGIOCLASE and SCAPOLITE - closed locality - York River, Ontario, Canada
Blue to gray Corundum "Sapphire" with orange LW SW fluorescing Scapolite, dark Biotite mica and blue SW LW fluorescing Plagioclase (Albite-Anorthite series).
collecting at the locality is prohibited
Measures approximately 2.5 x 2.5 x 1 inch, 8.39 oz / 63 x 63 x 25 mm, 238g
Price: 50.00 USD
Item # A0451014
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).