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Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Quartz from Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 76744
Mineral:Fluorite on Quartz
Locality:Judith Lynn Claim, Pine Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Double-sided cluster of transparent deep-purple octahedral fluorite crystals etched from milky quartz matrix. The fluorite crystals have convex faces composed of microscopic sub-parallel faces that give the fluorite a waxy luster. Collected ca. 1991. The fluorite fluoresces dull violet under longwave UV illumination
Overall Size:6.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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