fluorescent ANTHOPHYLLITE and TREMOLITE - Talcville, New York, USA
Crystals of Mn-bearing Anthophyllite (fluorescent red SW and LW UV; tested by Dr L. Van Goethem - thank you!) and Tremolite (fluorescent orange SW and LW UV). The specimen was incorrectly assigned as "Clino-suenoite (Mangancummingtonite) and Tremolite".
from the closed and flooded International Talc Company Mine No.8 (Reynolds Mine), Talcville, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
all Talcville mines are closed
Measures approximately 3.5 x 2.5 x 1 inch, 8.67 oz / 89 x 63 x 25 mm, 246g
Item # A0631214
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).