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Strontianite on Calcite from Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania

 
Strontianite on Calcite from Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania

Strontianite on Calcite from Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Strontianite on Calcite from Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 33330
Mineral:Strontianite on Calcite
Locality:Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania
Description:Many spherical cluster 15 mm diameter of white strontianite crystals in an etched cavity in limestone matrix lined with transparent calcite crystals up to 1 mm. The strontianite fluoresces blue-white under UV illumination. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:3.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:.5-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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