fluorescent FLUORITE - closed locality - Clay Center, Ohio, USA
Brown Fluorite with Calcite micros on dolostone matrix, fluoresces in shades of white under LW and SW UV, with short lived phosphorescence – an uncommon phenomenon in Fluorite.
from Clay Center, Ottawa County, Ohio, USA - now closed to collecting
Measures approximately 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.75 inch, 1.89 oz / 38 x 38 x 19 mm, 54g
Item # A0510115
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).