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Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Essonville, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

 
Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Essonville, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Essonville, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Essonville, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Essonville, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) from Essonville, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 58080
Mineral:Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite)
Locality:Essonville, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada
Description:Many doubly-terminated translucent brown-black fluororichterite crystals exposed on front and rear of translucent gray Grenville marble-calcite that fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination. Ex. B. Gaber collection #617; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #543 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:8x4x2 cm
Crystals:8-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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