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Rutherfordine and Autunite from Apex Mine, Reese River District, Lander County, Nevada

 
Rutherfordine and Autunite from Apex Mine, Reese River District, Lander County, Nevada

Rutherfordine and Autunite from Apex Mine, Reese River District, Lander County, Nevada

Rutherfordine and Autunite from Apex Mine, Reese River District, Lander County, Nevada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Rutherfordine and Autunite from Apex Mine, Reese River District, Lander County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 59631
Mineral:Rutherfordine and Autunite
Locality:Apex Mine, Reese River District, Lander County, Nevada
Description:Bright yellow rutherfordine crystals scattered over several sides of blocky matrix with lemon-yellow autunite crystals in rounded tufts that are easily distinguished because they fluoresce bright green under SW UV illumination. Ex. Excalibur minerals, accompanied by EDS analysis. Radioactive.
Overall Size:13x5x4 cm
Crystals:0.5-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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