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Pectolite from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada

 
Pectolite from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Pectolite from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 12786
Mineral:Pectolite
Locality:Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
Description:Large parallel crystal bundles of colorless pectolite up to 30 mm long. The terminations show many individual crystals about 1 mm thick. Small secondary mineral (aragonite?) on the surface fluoresces under UV illumination. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection
Overall Size:30x30x20 mm
Crystals:15-30 mm
Status: For reference only
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