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Sodalite var. Hackmanite from Davis Quarry, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada

 
Sodalite var. Hackmanite from Davis Quarry, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sodalite var. Hackmanite from Davis Quarry, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 20248
Mineral:Sodalite var. Hackmanite
Locality:Davis Quarry, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
Description:Block of marble with hackmanite running throughout. The hackmanite is colorless and blends with the matrix. Upon exposure to UV or sunlight it changes to violet color. Fluoresces orange under longwave UV illumination. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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