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Fluorite from Last Chance Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Fluorite from Last Chance Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite from Last Chance Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite from Last Chance Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite from Last Chance Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Last Chance Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 72711
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Last Chance Mine, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Cluster of translucent emerald-green octahedral fluorite crystals with textured crystal faces composed of many smaller parallel cubic crystal faces. The fluorite fluoresces under UV illumination showing layered growth patterns on the side. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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