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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 39682
Mineral:Strontianite with Celestine
Locality:Meckley's Quarry, 1.2 km south of Mandata, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Description:Plate of transparent blue celestine crystals overgrown with pristine white strontianite crystals in spherical aggregates up to 5 mm diameter. The strontianite fluoresces white under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #7641; collected by Bryon Brookmyer in 1989
Overall Size:10x7x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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