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Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) in Calcite from Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

 
Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) in Calcite from Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) in Calcite from Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) in Calcite from Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 63824
Mineral:Fluoro-richterite (Fluororichterite) in Calcite
Locality:Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada
Description:Lustrous black fluoro-richterite crystals in white calcite. The fluoro-richterite crystals are doubly-terminated prisms with striated prism faces and angled terminations. The surrounding calcite fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:3-29 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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