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Apophyllite-(KOH) with Calcite from Bull Run Quarry, near Conklin, Loudoun County, Virginia

 
Apophyllite-(KOH) with Calcite from Bull Run Quarry, near Conklin, Loudoun County, Virginia

Apophyllite-(KOH) with Calcite from Bull Run Quarry, near Conklin, Loudoun County, Virginia

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Apophyllite-(KOH) with Calcite from Bull Run Quarry, near Conklin, Loudoun County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 45839
Mineral:Apophyllite-(KOH) with Calcite
Locality:Bull Run Quarry, near Conklin, Loudoun County, Virginia
Description:Platy colorless transparent apophyllite crystals to 14 mm across with transparent yellow calcite crystals to 2 mm scattered throughout. The calcite fluoresces and phosphoresces under UV illumination. Collected ca. 1995 by Buck Keller
Overall Size:8x4.5x1 cm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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