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Prehnite with Opal var. Hyalite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

 
Prehnite with Opal var. Hyalite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

Prehnite with Opal var. Hyalite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Prehnite with Opal var. Hyalite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 51695
Mineral:Prehnite with Opal var. Hyalite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California
Description:Vuggy mass of crystallized pale-pink (nearly colorless) prehnite with elongated cavities lined with crystals to 1 mm plus several blebs of translucent colorless hyalite opal that fluoresce bright green under UV illumination. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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