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Fluorite and Calcite from near Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona

 
Fluorite and Calcite from near Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona

Fluorite and Calcite from near Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona

Fluorite and Calcite from near Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona

Fluorite and Calcite from near Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite and Calcite from near Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite and Calcite from near Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 77948
Mineral:Fluorite and Calcite
Locality:near Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona
Description:Translucent purple octahedral fluorite crystals to 0.8 mm on transparent colorless rhombohedral calcite crystals to 0.5 mm with two larger crystals to 10 mm. Under SW UV the calcite fluoresces orange. Under LW UV the fluorite fluoresces violet. Collected in 1994
Overall Size:28x25x19 mm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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