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Strontianite and Calcite from Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania

 
Strontianite and Calcite from Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania

Strontianite and Calcite from Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Strontianite and Calcite from Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 44871
Mineral:Strontianite and Calcite
Locality:Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, 3 km WSW of Winfield, Union County, Pennsylvania
Description:Gray limestone coated on one face with colorless calcite microcrystals and rosettes to 10 mm diameter of translucent white strontianite crystals plus a 5 mm transparent calcite crystal. The strontianite fluoresces white under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4061, collected in 1981
Overall Size:11x9x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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