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Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 78362
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Large transparent-to-translucent blue fluorite crystal with purple internal zones. The fluorite crystal has crystallized pitting on the faces where another mineral dissolved away. One corner has a triangular cleavage face. The fluorite fluoresces violet under LW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:3.4x3.4x3.4 cm
Crystals:34 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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