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Novácekite on Aragonite from Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Novácekite on Aragonite from Zacatecas, Mexico

Novácekite on Aragonite from Zacatecas, Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Novácekite on Aragonite from Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 46194
Mineral:Novácekite on Aragonite
Locality:Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Translucent yellow novácekite coating on colorless aragonite crystals up to 6 mm long. A small cavity on the bottom has lustrous yellow novácekite crystals to 1 mm. The novácekite is slightly radioactive and fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:9x4x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: For reference only
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