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Fluorite, May Stone Quarry, Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Large plate of water-clear, honey-colored fluorite crystals on a light grey limestone matrix.  From the May Stone and Sand Quarry in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  As seen in the photo below, the fluorite shows a beautiful pastel violet response under long wave UV.   The limestone matrix is also fluorescent under UV.  The size of this specimen is 15 x 10 x 6 cm, and it weighs 705 grams.

The above image was taken under long wave UV (365nm).

 

Same specimen seen under visible light.

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