Deep Red Fluorescent Eucryptite, Midnight Owl Mine, Independence Gulch, Arizona

7.10.2016

Light grey/white eucryptite from the Midnight Owl Mine, Independence Gulch, Yavapai Co., Arizona.  This is a beautiful specimen under short wave UV, showing a deep, saturated red fluorescent response.  Under mid wave UV a dimmer pink/red response is seen.  This specimen shows little to no fluorescence under long wave UV.  The dimensions are 8 x 6 x 5 cm, 230 grams.

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