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Strontianite on Calcite from National Limestone Quarry, Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

 
Strontianite on Calcite from National Limestone Quarry, Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

Strontianite on Calcite from National Limestone Quarry, Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Strontianite on Calcite from National Limestone Quarry, Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 59622
Mineral:Strontianite on Calcite
Locality:National Limestone Quarry, Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Description:Translucent pale-yellow to colorless scalenohedral strontianite crystals in spherical aggregates to 18 mm diameter scattered over lustrous transparent gray calcite crystals to 1 mm. The strontianite fluoresce white under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:13x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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