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Zircon from Ilmen Hills, near Miask, Ural Mountains, Russia

 
Zircon from Ilmen Hills, near Miask, Ural Mountains, Russia

Zircon from Ilmen Hills, near Miask, Ural Mountains, Russia

Zircon from Ilmen Hills, near Miask, Ural Mountains, Russia

Zircon from Ilmen Hills, near Miask, Ural Mountains, Russia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Zircon from Ilmen Hills, near Miask, Ural Mountains, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 74790
Mineral:Zircon
Locality:Ilmen Hills, near Miask, Ural Mountains, Russia
Description:Lustrous translucent brown pseudo-octahedral zircon crystal on gray albite(?) with thin elongated crystals to 5 mm of unidentified mineral, possibly tourmaline. The zircon crystal fluoresces yellow-orange under SW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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