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Dundasite and Crocoite from Dundas, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia

 
Dundasite and Crocoite from Dundas, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia

Dundasite and Crocoite from Dundas, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia

Dundasite and Crocoite from Dundas, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Dundasite and Crocoite from Dundas, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 77112
Mineral:Dundasite and Crocoite
Locality:Dundas, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia
Description:Acicular white dundasite crystals in spherical aggregates to 1 mm diameter with lustrous translucent orange-brown crocoite crystals to 1 mm. The previous label listed origin as the Red Lead Mine, but the habit resembles specimens from the Kapi Mine. Ex. Joe Arons (1907-2002) collection. The dundasite fluoresces white under LW UV illumination
Overall Size:26x24x6 mm
Crystals:0.4-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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