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Mineral Specimen No. 76395:
Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada.

This mineral specimen Dawsonite and Strontianite from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada 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. 76395:

Mineral Species: Dawsonite and Strontianite.
Location of origin: Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada.
Description: Shallow cavity lined with many acicular and prismatic dawsonite crystals to 1.5 mm with strontianite crystals in translucent pale-yellow spherical aggregates. The strontianite crystals fluoresce white under longwave and shortwave UV illumination. Collected ca. 1995.
Overall size: 9x5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 1.5 mm
Price: $65 (plus shipping).

Mineral Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada

Detail view of mineral Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada

Detail view of mineral Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada

Detail view of mineral Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada

Detail view of mineral Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada

Detail view of mineral Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Dawsonite and Strontianite for sale from Francon Quarry, St.-Michel, Montreal Island, Québec, Canada

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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