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Harmotome on Calcite from Whitesmith Mine, near Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

 
Harmotome on Calcite from Whitesmith Mine, near Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

Harmotome on Calcite from Whitesmith Mine, near Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

Harmotome on Calcite from Whitesmith Mine, near Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Harmotome on Calcite from Whitesmith Mine, near Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

DESCRIPTION:No. 53127
Mineral:Harmotome on Calcite
Locality:Whitesmith Mine, near Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland
Description:Lustrous translucent white harmotome crystals to 6.5 mm partially coating transparent etched yellow-brown rhombohedral calcite crystals to 20 mm. The harmotome crystals all exhibit Morvenite Law twinning. The calcite matrix fluoresces under UV. Collected 17 September 1992 by George W. Fletcher
Overall Size:10x8x5.5 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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