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Bustamite in Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

 
Bustamite in Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Bustamite in Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Bustamite in Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 38807
Mineral:Bustamite in Calcite
Locality:Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Description:Translucent pink-orange bustamite crystals up to 42 mm long in white calcite (fluorescent under UV illumination) with dark metallic rounded crystals of an unidentified mineral, possibly sphalerite. One large crystal has a contact on the rear corner. Ex. George Loud collection #3116; ex. Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016); ex. D. Doell
Overall Size:5.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:5-42 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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