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Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Stoneco Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

 
Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Stoneco Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Stoneco Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Stoneco Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Stoneco Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

DESCRIPTION:No. 59237
Mineral:Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine
Locality:Stoneco Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio
Description:White strontianite pseudomorphs after tabular hexagonal celestine crystals to 12 mm across on brown limestone. The celestine crystallized first then altered atom by atom to strontianite that fluoresces and phosphoresces white under UV illumination Ex. B. Gaber collection #1662
Overall Size:4.5x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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