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Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli with Pyrite and Diopside from St. Joe Mine, Edwards, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli with Pyrite and Diopside from St. Joe Mine, Edwards, St. Lawrence County, New York

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli with Pyrite and Diopside from St. Joe Mine, Edwards, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 51240
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli with Pyrite and Diopside
Locality:St. Joe Mine, Edwards, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Crystallized mass of blue lazurite intermixed with yellow-metallic pyrite and colorless diopside. The diopside fluoresces blue under shortwave UV illumination and yellow-orange under longwave UV illumination. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; supervised opening mine #4 for St. Joe Minerals
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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