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Zircon from Ilmenskie Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', South Urals, Russia

 
Zircon from Ilmenskie Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', South Urals, Russia

Zircon from Ilmenskie Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', South Urals, Russia

Zircon from Ilmenskie Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', South Urals, Russia

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zircon from Ilmenskie Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', South Urals, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 23531
Mineral:Zircon
Locality:Ilmenskie Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', South Urals, Russia
Description:Elongated specimen of tan-colored albite matrix with several greenish-brown zircon crystal in one area. The zircon crystals fluoresce bright yellow under UV illumination. Minor black crystals of ilmenite(?) throughout. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #12976; Ex. A.E. Foote (1846-1895)
Overall Size:9x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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