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Mineral Specimen No. 78138:
Fluorite with minor Galena for sale from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico.

This mineral specimen Fluorite with minor Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico 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. 78138:

Mineral Species: Fluorite with minor Galena.
Location of origin: Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico.
Description: Transparent blue cubic fluorite crystals to 9 mm with gray-metallic galena cleavages in white quartz. The faces of the fluorite crystals have microscopic crystallization patterns giving them a satin-like luster. Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few crystals are incomplete. The fluorite fluoresces violet under LW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1980.
Overall size: 5.5x4.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-9 mm
Price: $26 (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite with minor Galena for sale from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Galena for sale from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Galena for sale from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Galena for sale from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Photographs above: Daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorite with minor Galena for sale from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

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