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Sphalerite and Zincite (fluoresces orange under UV) from San Francisco Mine, Beaver County, Utah

 
Sphalerite and Zincite (fluoresces orange under UV) from San Francisco Mine, Beaver County, Utah

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sphalerite and Zincite (fluoresces orange under UV) from San Francisco Mine, Beaver County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 20884
Mineral:Sphalerite and Zincite (fluoresces orange under UV)
Locality:San Francisco Mine, Beaver County, Utah
Description:Mixture of metallic galena, red zincite and dark sphalerite. The sphalerite fluoresces orange under UV illumination, notably in the areas immediately adjacent to the zincite. This is the best specimen I have from this obscure locality. Collected ca. 1950 Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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