fluorescent FLUORITE - Xianghualing Mine, Hunan, China
Transparent green Fluorite multigrowth octahedra and small scalenohedral "poker chip" Calcite crystals.
The Fluorite is fluorescent blue LW and in a greenish-blue color SW, the Calcite fluoresces in a gentle red color in SW.
ex "Parker Minerals"
from Xianghualing Mine (Hsianghualing Mine), Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu County, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Measures approximately 2 x 2 x 2 inch, 5.57 oz / 51 x 51 x 51 mm, 158g
Price: 150.00 USD
Item # A1160214
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).