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Strontianite from Meckley's Quarry, 1.2 km south of Mandata, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

 
Strontianite from Meckley's Quarry, 1.2 km south of Mandata, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Strontianite from Meckley's Quarry, 1.2 km south of Mandata, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Strontianite from Meckley's Quarry, 1.2 km south of Mandata, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 37537
Mineral:Strontianite
Locality:Meckley's Quarry, 1.2 km south of Mandata, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Description:Hemispherical crystal aggregates up to 8 mm diameter of clean white strontianite crystals on a calcite crystal-lined vein. The strontianite fluoresces bright white under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5016, acquired in 1987
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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