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Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Apophyllite with minor Ankerite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 75923
Mineral:Apophyllite with minor Ankerite
Locality:French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Flat formation of lustrous transparent colorless apophyllite crystals with a small group of brown ankerite crystals. The apophyllite crystals are striated rectangular form with {111} corner faces, and zones fluoresce under LW-SW UV, and phosphoresce. Ex. Harry W. Eichel, Jr. (1914-1990); ex. Phil-Mont Christian Academy
Overall Size:8x7x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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