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Zircon from Freeman Mine, Tuxedo, 3.2 km south of Zirconia, Henderson County, North Carolina

 
Zircon from Freeman Mine, Tuxedo, 3.2 km south of Zirconia, Henderson County, North Carolina

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zircon from Freeman Mine, Tuxedo, 3.2 km south of Zirconia, Henderson County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 15403
Mineral:Zircon
Locality:Freeman Mine, Tuxedo, 3.2 km south of Zirconia, Henderson County, North Carolina
Description:Long, doubly-terminated zircon crystal without matrix. Fluoresces yellow under UV illumination. The crystal is fully crystallized on all surfaces. Mounted in acrylic box for protection.
Overall Size:18x8x7 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: For reference only
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