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Mineral Specimen No. 77550:
Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) with Calcite for sale from Wilberforce, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada.

This mineral specimen Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) with Calcite from Wilberforce, Haliburton County, Ontario, 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. 77550:

Mineral Species: Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) with Calcite.
Location of origin: Wilberforce, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada.
Description: Lustrous black fluoro-richterite crystals with white calcite. The fluoro-richterite crystals are terminated prisms with finely striated prism faces and angled terminations. The surrounding calcite fluoresces orange 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. Collected ca. 1985.
Overall size: 4x3x2.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 12-30 mm
Price: $15 (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) with Calcite for sale from Wilberforce, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada

Detail view of mineral Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) with Calcite for sale from Wilberforce, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada

Detail view of mineral Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) with Calcite for sale from Wilberforce, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada

Detail view of mineral Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) with Calcite for sale from Wilberforce, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada

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 Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) with Calcite for sale from Wilberforce, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada

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