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Apophyllite-(KOH) and Calcite from Goose Creek Quarry, near Leesburg, Loudon County, Virginia

 
Apophyllite-(KOH) and Calcite from Goose Creek Quarry, near Leesburg, Loudon County, Virginia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Apophyllite-(KOH) and Calcite from Goose Creek Quarry, near Leesburg, Loudon County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 15631
Mineral:Apophyllite-(KOH) and Calcite
Locality:Goose Creek Quarry, near Leesburg, Loudon County, Virginia
Description:Complex tabular crystals of colorless apophyllite crystals up to 15 mm with scattered yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 20 mm. The calcite crystals fluoresce white under UV illumination. Ex. R. D. O'Donnell collection #141
Overall Size:6x3x2 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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