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Uvite (Fluor-uvite) from Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Uvite (Fluor-uvite) from Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

Uvite (Fluor-uvite) from Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

Uvite (Fluor-uvite) from Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

Uvite (Fluor-uvite) from Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

Uvite (Fluor-uvite) from Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

Uvite (Fluor-uvite) from Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Uvite (Fluor-uvite) from Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 73166
Mineral:Uvite (Fluor-uvite)
Locality:Gomer Jones/Dale Bush Farm, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Lustrous translucent orange-brown uvite tourmaline crystals with no matrix attached. The uvite tourmaline crystals have high luster and rich color uncommon from this locality. The tourmalines from this locality are fluorine dominant species: fluor-uvite. Ex. Johns Hopkins University #426IIc G10, George Huntington Williams (1856-1895) Collection, founder of the Department of Geology at J.H.U.
Overall Size:5.5x5.5x5 cm
Crystals:10-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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