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Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Earle Farm, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

 
Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Earle Farm, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Earle Farm, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 39442
Mineral:Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite)
Locality:Earle Farm, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada
Description:Elongated black fluororichterite crystals partially embedded in white calcite matrix. All fluororichterite crystals are terminated on at least one end. The calcite matrix fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4659; collected by R. Waddell in 1966
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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