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Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Nuevo Leon, Mexico

 
Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent) from Nuevo Leon, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 58246
Mineral:Calcite (fluorescent and phosphorescent)
Locality:Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Description:Rhombic cleavage of transparent pale-pink calcite that fluoresces bright blue-white under SW UV illumination and phosphoresces blue after illumination is extinguished.
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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