• Frédéric Messier Leroux

Aragonite; Boccheggiano mines, Montieri, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

"Boccheggiano-type aragonite", showing a very bright red fluorescence under longwave UV. As usual, the fluorescence of this specimen is at its best under longwave, followed by midwave, and pretty weak under shortwave.

7,7 cm X 6,3 cm X 3,9 cm

Longwave UV

Midwave UV

Shortwave UV

Visible light.

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