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Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

 
Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Zunyite in Pyrophyllite from Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 45137
Mineral:Zunyite in Pyrophyllite
Locality:Big Bertha Extension Mine, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona
Description:Many lustrous translucent brown zunyite crystals in white pyrophyllite matrix. The zunyite crystals fluoresce red under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:4x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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