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Zircon from Eureka Tunnel, St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado

 
Zircon from Eureka Tunnel, St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zircon from Eureka Tunnel, St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 14437
Mineral:Zircon
Locality:Eureka Tunnel, St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado
Description:Single octahedral crystal of red-brown zircon from the classic locality dating to the 1880s. This crystal is lustrous and translucent where thin at the edges. 3 corners are incomplete. Fluoresces yellow under UV illumination. Ex. A. Stevenson collection #549
Overall Size:13x12x11 mm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: For reference only
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