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Andersonite from Ambrosia Lake District, 25 km north of Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

 
Andersonite from Ambrosia Lake District,  25 km north of Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

Andersonite from Ambrosia Lake District,  25 km north of Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Andersonite from Ambrosia Lake District,  25 km north of Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 64913
Mineral:Andersonite
Locality:Ambrosia Lake District, 25 km north of Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent lemon-yellow andersonite crystals over gray crystals of an unidentified mineral, probably calcite. The andersonite fluoresces bright green under SW UV illumination. Radioactive. Ex. Don Briggs collection in 1976
Overall Size:25x19x10 mm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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