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Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

 
Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

DESCRIPTION:No. 57098
Mineral:Calcite lining fossilized clam shell
Locality:Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida
Description:Lustrous transparent golden calcite crystals that formed inside a fossilized clamshell that is exposed on both front and rear. The calcite fluoresces brightly under SW UV illumination and continue to phosphoresce when illumination is extinguished.
Overall Size:11x8x4.5 cm
Crystals:4-14 mm
Status: For reference only
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