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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 77227
Mineral:Quartz coating Fluorite on 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 23 mm well-defined translucent green cubo-octahedral fluorite crystal with quartz crystals to 10 mm. The decision to keep the quartz coating on the fluorite makes the crystal form more visible. The fluoresces violet under longwave UV illumination. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:35x27x24 mm
Crystals:micro to 23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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