Sodalite and Chkalovite - Greenland


Bright orange fluorescing sodalite with blue/green fluorescing chkalovite from Greenland.  The sodalite is nicely tenebrescent (hackmanite).  At the lower left is an area of phosphorescence - note the reddish fluorescence.  Not sure if this is sodalite also, or a different mineral; seems stronger under MW (2nd pic).  Longwave also shown as well as shortwave, 2nd side.  Non-fluorescent crystals are aegirine.  iso100, f8, 1sec





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