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Zircon from Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Zircon from Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Zircon from Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Locality:Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Large crystal of dark red zircon with pyramidal termination. The bottom is irregular where it was attached to matrix. Minor imperfections on the edges. Fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M836
Overall Size:42x35x33 mm
Crystals:53 mm
Archived: For reference only






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