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Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Terlingua District, Brewster County, Texas

 
Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Terlingua District, Brewster County, Texas

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Terlingua District, Brewster County, Texas

DESCRIPTION:No. 48604
Mineral:Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent)
Locality:Terlingua District, Brewster County, Texas
Description:Cleavage of transparent pink calcite that fluoresces bright pink under SW UV illumination and continues to phosphoresce after extinguishing the UV.
Overall Size:7x5x1.8 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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