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Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

 
Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

DESCRIPTION:No. 47065
Mineral:Harmotome on Calcite
Locality:Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland
Description:Translucent brown rhombohedral calcite crystals to 23 mm with crystal faces that are composed of layered growths. Sparkling white harmotome crystals to 2 mm are overgrown on select faces of the calcite crystals. The calcite fluoresces white under UV. Ex. Paul Nicolson (UK)
Overall Size:4.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-23 mm
Status: For reference only
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