fluorescing FLUORITE - Madoc, Ontario, Canada - ex Octahedron, L.Krause
Modified cube-octahedral near colorless Fluorite crystals with tabular Baryte aggregates and an unidentified black metallic looking mineral.
The Fluorite fluoresces in a pale-white color SW and a lavender-blue LW; there’s a colored fluorescence coming from the matrix.
ex “Octahedron” - Larry Krause, #2933
from Madoc, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada – the mines have been reclaimed and are off limits to collecting
Measures approximately 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.25 inch, 8.07 oz / 89 x 38 x 32 mm, 229g
Price: 250.00 USD
Item # A2091213
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).