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Celestine from Gleason Lease, Balmat #2 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Celestine from Gleason Lease, Balmat #2 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Celestine from Gleason Lease, Balmat #2 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 12851
Mineral:Celestine
Locality:Gleason Lease, Balmat #2 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Radiating mass of whitish blue celestite with pinkish zones. Mine manager during the 1970s identified this as a rare formation from the mine. Fluorescent under UV illumination. Collected in 1972.
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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