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Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Jose Maria Patoni, 35 south of Rodeo, Durango, Mexico

 
Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Jose Maria Patoni, 35 south of Rodeo, Durango, Mexico

Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Jose Maria Patoni, 35 south of Rodeo, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Jose Maria Patoni, 35 south of Rodeo, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 54943
Mineral:Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent)
Locality:Jose Maria Patoni, 35 south of Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
Description:Transparent colorless calcite with complex tapered scalenohedral form modified by many secondary edge and corner faces. The calcite fluoresces white under UV illumination and continues to phosphoresce when illumination is extinguished.
Overall Size:5x1.5x1 cm
Crystals:32-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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