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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 39427
Mineral:Strontianite with Calcite
Locality:Meckley's Quarry, 1.2 km south of Mandata, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Description:Elongated pocket lined with white strontianite microcrystals in twisted and hemispherical aggregates up to 5 mm across with a few groups of transparent yellow calcite crystals up to 1 mm long. The strontianite fluoresces white under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #7642; collected by Bryon Brookmyer in 1989
Overall Size:12x8x5 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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