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Mineral Specimen No. 63220:
Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona.

This mineral specimen of Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 63220:

Minerals Species: Zunyite in Pyrophyllite.
Location of mineral deposit: Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona.
Description: Many lustrous translucent brown zunyite crystals in white pyrophyllite matrix. The zunyite crystals fluoresce red under SW UV illumination. The specimen was extracted from solid rock, not from a cavity, resulting in minor surface imperfections where the surrounding matrix was removed. Ex. David M. Shannon (1942-2004).
Overall size of mineral specimen: 20x20x18 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.5-2.5 mm
Price: $28 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

Mineral Specimens: Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

Mineral Specimens: Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

Mineral Specimens: Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

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