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Apophyllite with Thomsonite from Scottstown Quarry, Ballmena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

 
Apophyllite with Thomsonite from Scottstown Quarry, Ballmena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Apophyllite with Thomsonite from Scottstown Quarry, Ballmena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Apophyllite with Thomsonite from Scottstown Quarry, Ballmena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Apophyllite with Thomsonite from Scottstown Quarry, Ballmena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

DESCRIPTION:No. 57567
Mineral:Apophyllite with Thomsonite
Locality:Scottstown Quarry, Ballmena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Description:Large tabular translucent white apophyllite crystals to 21 mm on acicular white thomsonite crystals in spherical tufts to 3 mm diameter with bladed translucent white gyrolite crystals to 1 mm. The apophyllite crystals have lustrous faces. Collected in July 1998
Overall Size:9x8x5 cm
Crystals:0.2-21.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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