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Eucryptite from Zambia

 
Eucryptite from Zambia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Eucryptite from Zambia

DESCRIPTION:No. 31323
Mineral:Eucryptite
Locality:Zambia
Description:Massive chunk of glassy, colorless eucryptite that fluoresces pink under UV illumination. The fluorescence is the best way to tell this rare mineral species from quartz that it closely resembles in hardness and specific gravity. Old collection #2275
Overall Size:5.5x5x3 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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