Aragonite and chondrodite

Locality: Long Lake Zinc Mine, Olden Township, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada

The locality yields specimens that are stunning. Sometimes I wonder if the chondrodite is correctly identified... Fe2+ is a notorious fluorescence quencher. Let's call it a humite-group mineral. Also, the so-called aragonite is very blue... almost like hydrozincite. Someone should take out the spectrometer. It's very easy for aragonite and hydrozincite to become intergrown.

Source: Fluorescent Minerals Workgroup MKA

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