Calcite and Aragonite - Helvetia Mining District, AZ

4.2.2017

 Calcite (orange) and aragonite (blu/wht) from the Helvetia Mining area near Tucson AZ.  This piece was collecting during a visit to the Tucson Gem show in 2017.  We made a side visit to the mine and brought back numerous wonders.  A short photo essay on this collecting trip was posted in the Facebook fluorescent mineral group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/fluorescentminerals/permalink/10154967437873571/).

 

The large pic is shortwave, followed by a gallery of LW and MW images.  The aragonite is briefly phosphorescent.

 

 

 

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