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Opal var. Hyalite on Albite from Mitchell County, North Carolina

 
Opal var. Hyalite on Albite from Mitchell County, North Carolina

Opal var. Hyalite on Albite from Mitchell County, North Carolina

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Opal var. Hyalite on Albite from Mitchell County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 31348
Mineral:Opal var. Hyalite on Albite
Locality:Mitchell County, North Carolina
Description:Blue patches of hyalite opal on white albite feldspar matrix. The hyalite fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. Hyalite is getting hard to obtain because localities are closed or restricted. Old collection #2839
Overall Size:8x7x4 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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