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Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

 
Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Harmotome on Calcite from Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland

DESCRIPTION:No. 54397
Mineral:Harmotome on Calcite
Locality:Clashgorm Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless harmotome crystals to 9 mm on translucent brown calcite that fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Many of the harmotome crystals are in parallel orientation indicating possible epitaxy with the underlying calcite. Collected June 1998
Overall Size:8x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: For reference only
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