Hydrozincite from the Zorzone Mine, Italy

Hydrozoncite on matrix. The hydrozincite fluoresces a nice blue under shortwave UV light, not much under longwave. The matrix has a weak brown/orange fluorescence under longwave, I don’t know what it is.

Locality: Zorzone Mine (Gorno Mine), Zorzone, Vedra Valley, Oltre il Colle, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy

Dimension: 6x5x3cm, 112g

Fluorescence under shortwave UV light.

Fluorescence under longwave UV light (365nm LED).

Fluorescence under both longwave and shortwave UV light.

Normal light.


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