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Fluorite with Phantoms, Moscona Mine, Spain

15.3.2018

Here's a beautiful fluorite with phantoms from the Moscona Mine in Asturias, Spain. Not the typical blue, but instead a very soft cream yellow, though slightly different across the wavelengths. The phantoms, though, appear in all three. Shown in LW, MW, SW, and natural. About 4 inches across, give or take. The non-fluorescent material in the top center apparently is dolomite . Pretty, but no glow. Also, there are some little specs that do glow in LW a very dull, dark red that are scattered about the piece. It's be  suggested that they may be cinnabar.

 

 

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