Wavellite - Ballybunnion, Co. Kerry, Munster, Ireland
Radiating sprays of light blue wavellite crystals in dark brown shale. In LW the wavellite fluoresces bright aqua blue. Circular patterns within the crystals are visible only in the fluorescent pictures. Shown from two angles. This material comes from oceanside cliffs and is considered dangerous to collect.
Lit by a pair of 365nm flashlights. Specimen is 60 x 50 x 30mm.