SPHALERITE, QUARTZ & fluorescent CALCITE - Shuikoushan Mine, China
Aesthetic gemmy Sphalerite crystals on “frosty” Quartz crystals with fluorescent SW red Calcite crystals.
From Shuikoushan Mine, Shuikoushan ore field, Changning County, Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Measures approximately 3 x 2 x 1.25 inch, 4.62oz. / 76 x 51 x 32 mm, 131g
Item # SP S1341114
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.