• Frédéric Messier Leroux

Brightly fluorescent calcite from Sainte-Anne-Des-Monts, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada

In daylight, calcite specimens from this rarely heard-of (and now depleted) locale are not quite spectacular; just white rhombohedral crystals with a dull lustre. But under UV, especially midwave, they're much less boring!

Cabinet sized specimen - 9,9 cm X 6,2 cm X 4,9 cm

Shown fluorescing under midwave, and in visible light in the last picture.

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