fluorescent FLUORITE with SIDERITE - Cumbria, England, UK - ex A. E. Foote
Yellow Fluorite crystals with some purple coloration, on light brown Siderite crystals. Fluorite fluoresces strong blue under LW UV, good in SW.
ex Dr Albert Edward Foote (1846-1895) - one of the most famous American mineral dealers
from Cumbria, England, UK
Measures approximately 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 inch, 10.96 oz / 89 x 63 x 38 mm, 311g
Price: 3000.00 USD
Item # A0781014
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).