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Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

 
Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite from Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 75905
Mineral:Aragonite
Locality:Jones Mine, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Description:Slender transparent colorless aragonite crystals to 8 mm standing upright off a plate of layered aragonite formation. The aragonite crystals fluoresce white under shortwave ultraviolet illumination and phosphoresce when illumination is extinguished. Ex. Harry W. Eichel, Jr. (1914-1990); ex. Phil-Mont Christian Academy
Overall Size:8.5x5.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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