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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. 15405
Mineral:Zircon
Locality:Freeman Mine, Tuxedo, 3.2 km south of Zirconia, Henderson County, North Carolina
Description:Large, doubly-terminated zircon crystal that fluoresces yellow under UV illumination. The crystal appears fully crystallized on all surfaces except where it intersected another zircon on the bottom.
Overall Size:13x8x8 mm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: For reference only
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