Spectacular Fluorescent Specimen from the Long Lake Zinc Mine, Ontario, Canada

This is a beautiful multi-colored fluorescent specimen from the Long Lake Zinc Mine, near Parham, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada.  Under short wave UV, the specimen is dominated by red fluorescing calcite with blue/white bolts of aragonite, blue hydrozincite, and yellow dots of chondrodite. The dimensions of this piece are 12.9 x 10.8 x 6.1 cm, and it weighs 890 grams.



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