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Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Lime City Quarry, Wood County, Ohio

 
Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Lime City Quarry, Wood County, Ohio

Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Lime City Quarry, Wood County, Ohio

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Lime City Quarry, Wood County, Ohio

DESCRIPTION:No. 52337
Mineral:Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine
Locality:Lime City Quarry, Wood County, Ohio
Description:White strontianite pseudomorphs after prismatic hexagonal celestine crystals to 12 mm long. The celestine crystallized first then altered atom by atom to strontianite that fluoresces and phosphoresces white under UV illumination Ex. John Geiges collection
Overall Size:8x6x1.5 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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