fluorescent FLUORITE - Riemvasmaak, South Africa
Green Fluorite octahedral crystal distorted to an unusual tabular form. The large crystal has a phantom in it. Fluoresces blue SW and blue LW. The base is sawn flat.
ex Parker Minerals
from Riemvasmaak, Kakamas, Kai !Garib, ZF Mgcawu District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa - near Orange River
Measures approximately 3 x 1.75 x 1.25 inch, 5.25 oz / 76 x 44 x 32 mm, 149g
this specimen is featured on mindat, minID: GJ8-VHC
Price: 600.00 USD
Item # A0730214
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).