4-Color Starry Sky from Long Lake Zinc Mine, Canada

I visited this area three times several years ago and spent some serious time busting boulders. If you find the right piece it can be exquisite, bright and complex. This piece shows the layered habit that I was searching for. It appears to be calcite overwhelmed by the 3 other minerals, causing the purplish fluorescence. Chondrodite (yel), diopside (blu), aragonite (wht), and calcite (red/pur). Shortwave - iso100, f11, 4 secs

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