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Opal var. Hyalite from Cerro del Tepozan, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Opal var. Hyalite from Cerro del Tepozan, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Opal var. Hyalite from Cerro del Tepozan, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 19915
Mineral:Opal var. Hyalite
Locality:Cerro del Tepozan, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:Dendritic formation of translucent hyalite opal with pristine, undamaged surfaces. Fluoresces BRIGHT green under UV illumination. Originally acquired in 1976.
Overall Size:5x4x2 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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