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Fluorite from west of Fourmile Creek, north of Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado

 
Fluorite from west of Fourmile Creek, north of Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from west of Fourmile Creek, north of Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 16591
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:west of Fourmile Creek, north of Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado
Description:Rounded, mammilary crystals of purple-gray fluorite 5 mm thick, grown over a central spine (quartz? barite?). Completely crystallized front and back. Fluoresces blue-white under UV illumination. From a one-time find in the early 1980s by Don Knowles. Ex. Earle Sullivan collection (Ct.)
Overall Size:4x4x2 cm
Crystals:5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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