Anthophyllite, Tremolite, Talc - Talcville, New York

A mixture of anthophyllite (formerly known as manganocummingtonite) and tremolite crystals with minor talc. The anthophyllite fluoresces a dim violet in SW and violet red in LW. The tremolite is orange in both wavelengths, and the talc fluoresces a greenish white in SW.

SW lit by 15w Glw Stck. LW lit by a pair of 365nm flashlights. Specimen is 70 x 50 x 10mm.

3 views0 comments

Email comments or suggestions:


Nature’s Rainbows is a non-commercial web site maintained entirely by volunteer hobbyists and contributors.  Our mission is to provide information about UV and luminescence, premium fluorescent mineral photos, and a fluorescent mineral database for the enjoyment of FL mineral collectors around the world.  Information on this web site is covered under a Creative Commons License.

Feel free to contact us with comments and suggestions.

Like us on Facebook!

  • reddit
  • Facebook Social Icon

Subscribe to our RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feed to get new posts delivered directly to your desktop!