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Mineral Specimen No. 76261:
Halite over remnants of wood from mine timber for sale from Wieliczka Mine, Malopolskie, Poland.

This mineral specimen Halite over remnants of wood from mine timber from Wieliczka Mine, Malopolskie, Poland 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76261:

Mineral Species: Halite over remnants of wood from mine timber.
Location of origin: Wieliczka Mine, Malopolskie, Poland.
Description: Lustrous transparent colorless cubic halite crystals with remnants of brown of wood on the bottom that was originally part of the mine support timbers that were coated with halite. The halite crystals fluoresce orange under shortwave UV illumination. Mine first opened in 1200s. Water soluble.
Overall size: 33x30x25 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-18 mm
Price: $18 (plus shipping).

Mineral Halite over remnants of wood from mine timber for sale from Wieliczka Mine, Malopolskie, Poland

Detail view of mineral Halite over remnants of wood from mine timber for sale from Wieliczka Mine, Malopolskie, Poland

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Halite over remnants of wood from mine timber for sale from Wieliczka Mine, Malopolskie, Poland

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