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Eucryptite from Midnight Owl Mine, White Picacho District, Yavapai County, Arizona

 
Eucryptite from Midnight Owl Mine, White Picacho District, Yavapai County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Eucryptite from Midnight Owl Mine, White Picacho District, Yavapai County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 63291
Mineral:Eucryptite
Locality:Midnight Owl Mine, White Picacho District, Yavapai County, Arizona
Description:Massive gray pegmatite with one face sawn flat to reveal gray eucryptite. Everything appears gray until illuminated with SW UV lamp, then the eucryptite fluoresces bright red. Ex. David M. Shannon (1942-2004)
Overall Size:32x20x18 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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