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Zircon from Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan

 
Zircon from Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zircon from Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 14375
Mineral:Zircon
Locality:Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Description:Large red zircon crystal in dark schist matrix. The zircon crystal appears to be complete, though the bottom looks like it grew against another mineral (imperfect). Fluoresces dull yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:3 cm
Status: For reference only
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