Calcite and Willemite, Stevenson-Bennett Mine, New Mexico


Fluorescent calcite and willemite from the Stevenson-Bennett Mine, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico.  Under short wave UV the calcite fluoresces bright orange/red and the willemite green.  The size of this specimen is 32 x 28 x 22 mm.  The Stevenson-Bennett is a former lead-silver mine located northeast of Las Cruces, New Mexico.


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