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Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

 
Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite coated with Quartz from Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 77226
Mineral:Fluorite coated with Quartz
Locality:Deer Trail Mine, Deer Trail Mountain-Alunite Ridge mining area, 8 km SSW of Marysvale, Piute County, Utah
Description:Sparkling white quartz microcrystals coating a 25 mm well-defined translucent green cubo-octahedral fluorite crystal. The decision to keep the quartz coating on the fluorite makes the crystal form more visible. (Years ago they used to remove the quartz.) The fluoresces violet under longwave UV illumination. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:30x26x25 mm
Crystals:micro to 25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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