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Albite var. Cleavelandite from Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia

 
Albite var. Cleavelandite from Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia

Albite var. Cleavelandite from Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia

Albite var. Cleavelandite from Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Albite var. Cleavelandite from Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 28357
Mineral:Albite var. Cleavelandite
Locality:Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia
Description:Platy crystals of bluish albite, variety cleavelandite, with a yellowish crystal (apatite?) that fluoresces under UV illumination. This is an old specimen from the famous Rutherford Mine. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); collected August 9, 1934
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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