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WORLDWIDE FLUORESCENT SPECIMENS

(Last update 04/14/2018)

(All UV photos are taken under shortwave UV lamps, unless stated otherwise; SW= shortwave, LW=longwave, WL=white light;

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                                                              CABINET-SIZE SPECIMENS:

 

AGRL25 - Agrellite (fl-SW/LW), Albite, Calcite (fl-SW), Eudialite - Villadieu Township, Quebec, Canada - 10.5 oz., 3.25 X 2.75 X 1.75 in. - $34

A 3-4 color Canadian beauty, also containing large patchs of red-purple Eudialite for daylight interest...

PUTA03 - Calcite, Willemite, Aragonite (fl-SW) - Beltana Zinc Mine, Puttapa, South Australia - 13 oz., 3 1/2 X 2 X 1 3/4 in. - $33

Nice example of an increasingly rare fluorescent combo from "down under"...

VV03 - Opal (fl-SW/LW) - Virgin Valley, Humboldt County, Nevada - 4 1/2 oz., 2 3/4 X 2 1/4 X 1 1/2 in. - $19

A really bright green fluorescence under L/W or S/W (shown) - hard to find this material any more....

PPFL21 - Calcite, Fluorite, Willemite (fl-SW) - Purple Passion Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona - 5 1/2 oz., 3 X 2 1/4 X 1 1/4 in. - $16

Interesting Purple Passion Mine specimen, a conglomerate composed of bits and pieces of a number of fluorescent minerals....

DGG10 - Chalcedony, Quartz (fl-SW) - Dugway Geode Beds, Juab County, Utah - 9 oz., 4 1/2 X 2 1/2 X 1 in. - $25

Half of a nice double Dugway geode, face-polished - very cool....

NLONG09 - Calcite, Aragonite, Chondrodite (fl-SW) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Parham, Ontario, Canada - 9 1/2 oz., 4 1/4 X 2 X 1 3/4 in. - $24

A great example of the Longlake "lightning-bolt" Aragonite veins in a matrix dotted with Chondrodite "stars"...

NLONG02 - Calcite, Diopside, Chondrodite (fl-SW) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Parham, Ontario, Canada - 1 lb. 3 oz., 3 1/2 X 3 1/4 X 2 in. - $27

A gorgeous multicolor cabinet specimen with Chondrodite and Diopside "stars" in a red Calcite matrix....

WYOPAL08 - Opal, Chalcedony (fl-LW/SW) - Beaver Rim Area, Fremont Co., Wyoming - 7 1/2 oz., 3 1/2 X 2 1/2 X 2 in. - $22

A beautiful multicolor longwave (shown) fluorescent, primarily green in shortwave...

AZ108 - Calcite, Willemite (fl-SW),Fluorite,Smithsonite (fl-SW/LW) - Purple Passion Mine,Yavapai County,AZ - 1 lb 7 oz., 3 3/4X3/34X2 1/2in. - $24

A great multicolor collection of 4 fluorescent minerals from the Purple Passion Mine, self-collected years ago....

AGL28 - Agrellite, Calcite, Albite (fl-SW), Eudialite - Villedieu Township, Quebec, Canada - 1 lb. 2 oz., 4 1/2 X 3 X 2 in. - $28

A lovely multicolor fluorescent, also containing a patch of magenta gemmy Eudialite for white light interest....

PPFL26 - Calcite, Willemite, Aragonite, Fluorite (fl-SW) - Purple Passion Mine, Yavapai Cty., Arizona - 13 oz., 4 X 3 1/2 X 1 1/2 in. - $31

A beautiful multicolor fluorescent from the famous Purple Passion Mine - self-collected about 12 years ago....

DGG09 - Chalcedony, Quartz (fl-SW) - Dugway Geode Beds, Juab County, Utah - 1 lb., 3 3/4 X 3 1/4 X 2 in. - $20

Half of an usual Dugway geode, with lots of nooks and crannies that look like they were eaten away by ants - face is sawn flat and matte-finished....

HOG06 - Calcite, Smithsonite, Caliche (fl-SW) - Hogan Claim, Yavapai County, Arizona - 9 1/2 oz., 3 X 3 X 1 1/2 in. - $16

Nice fluorescent specimen from the Hogan Claim, self-collected in 2002....

TOMC06 - Calcite xl. (fl-SW/LW) - Thomasville Limestone Quarry, Thomasville, PA - 2 1/2 oz., 4 X 1 X 3/4 in. - $10

Unusual Calcite crystal, with two-tone fluorescence under SW UV....

PPFL21 - Calcite, Fluorite, Willemite (fl-SW) - Purple Passion Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona - 13 oz., 3 1/2 X 3 1/4 X 2 in. - $25

Nice specimen from the Purple Passion Mine, better than the picture....

NYTIRO01 - Parvowinchite ("Tirodite"), Tremolite, Talc (fl-SW/LW) - Talcville, NY - 4 1/2 oz., 2 1/2 x 2 x 1 in. - $17

One of my favorite fluorescent combos, shown in SW UV, but equally interesting (and different) in LW....

HOG04 - Calcite, Smithsonite, Caliche (fl-SW) - Hogan Claim, Yavapai County, Arizona - 1 lb. 4 oz., 4 X 3 X 2 in. - $20

Nice fluorescent specimen from the Hogan Claim, self-collected in 2002....

SCAPO01 - Scapolite, Aragonite (fl-SW/LW) - Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada - 9 oz., 3 3/4 X 1 1/2 X 1 1/2 in. - $27

A large, well-formed (and partially terminated) Scapolite xl which fluoresces deep red in SW UV (pictured), with patches of Aragonite (?) fluorescing white in both SW and LW....

 

              LARGE CABINET AND JUMBO SPECIMENS

 

BLONG06 - Calcite, Diopside, Chondrodite (fl-SW) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Parham, Ontario, Canada - 3 lb. 7 oz., 7 1/4 X 4 1/2 X 2 1/2 in. - $75

A stunning Long Lake specimen with very different (and very interesting) views on all sides....

ROGFL2 - Fluorite (fl-LW/SW) - Rogerly Mine, County Durham, England - 6 lbs. 13 oz., 12 X 7 X 2 1/2 in. - $175

A huge plate entirely covered by sea-green crystals which fluoresce brightly under either SW or LW (above)

BNAGL03 - Agrellite, Albite, Calcite (fl-S/W), Eudialite - Kipawa Complex, Quebec, Canada - 12 lbs. 8 oz., 8 1/2 X 6 X 6 in. - $550

This is simply the most colorful large Agrellite combo specimen I've ever seen (from the collection of Gerry McLoughlin) - plenty of Eudialite for white-light interest...

PPXL05 - Calcite, Willemite/Aragonite, Fluorite - Purple Passion Claim, Yavapai Cty., Arizona - 7 lbs. 6 oz., 7 1/4 X 5 X 4 1/2 in. - $95

Another huge Purple Passion multicolor piece, containing Smithsonite and another unknown fluorescent mineral

BAJASEL02 - Selenite (fl-LW/SW) - Baja California, Mexico- 2 lbs. 12 oz., 6 X 6 X 3 1/2 in. - $75

A very sharp 2-way specimen, a mound of snowy-white crystals which fluoresce in a ghostly blue-white with areas of a peachy orange...

MG1076 - Benitoite (fl-S/W), assoc. Natrolite - San Benito County, California - 2 lbs. 12 oz., 5 X 4 1/4 X 3 3/4 in. - (on hold)

A big, rich Benitoite w/Natrolite specimen from the only source in the world....

JSJ01 - Chondrodite, Calcite, Diopside, Aragonite (fl-S/W) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Ontario, Canada - 71 lbs., 18 X 14 X 8 in. - $1000

An absolute monster, personally collected about 10 years ago - oh, and shipping will be expensive....

MG1055 - Calcite, Fluorite, Willemite, Aragonite (fl-S/W) - Red Cloud Mine, Arizona - 5 lbs. 2 oz., 7 1/4 X 6 X 3 3/4 in. - $145

A big colorful Arizona fluorescent combo....

MG1094 - "Youngite" (Chalcedony/Jasper mix) (fl-S/W) - Guernsey, Wyoming - 2 lbs. 11 oz., 5 1/2 X 4 1/4 X 4 in. - $125

A big specimen of this interesting lapidary material, even more attractive in daylight....

BLONG03 - Calcite, Diopside, Chondrodite, Aragonite (fl-SW) - Parham, Ontario, Canada - 7 lb. 15 oz., 7 1/2 X 7 X 4 1/4 in. - $175

An extremely colorful large plate with "lightning bolt" Aragonite on a red Calcite background in one view, Chondrodite and Diopside bands of "stars"in another - every side is a different (gorgeous) look (more pics on request)...

JSBD11 - Calcite, Dolomite - Lawrence Co., Arkansas - 16 lbs., 9 X 8 X 6 in. - $215

A large 2-sided specimen, with double-terminated Calcite xls. to 3 in., and pink Dolomite xls. with more Calcite on the other - tips of the Calcite xls. fluoresce....

BHACK01 - Hackmanite, Calcite (fl-LW/SW) - Davis Quarry, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada - 3 lbs. 5 oz., 6 1/2 X 4 1/4 X 2 3/4 in. - $105

A nice big chunk of Davis Hackmanite, with a coating of Calcite which fluoresces cream in LW (shown), green in SW...

MG1047 - Sodalite (fl-LW/SW) - Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada - 25 lbs. 11 oz., 13 X 9 X 7 1/2 in. - $225

A monster chunk of Sodalite from the famous Mt. St. Hilaire Quarry, shown under L/W UV....

JSJ03 - Fluorite (fl - LW/SW) - Durango, Mexico - 20 lbs., 10 1/2 X 7 X 6 1/2 in. - $120

A beautiful sea-green chunk of Mexican Fluorite, attractive in daylight and LW or SW (shown) UV...

BLONG02- Calcite, Diopside, Aragonite, Chondrodite (fl-SW) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Parham, Ontario, Canada - 4 lb. 10 oz., 6 1/2 X 6 1/2 X 2 in. - $115

An attractive large multicolored S/W fluorescent - "Milky Way" bands of blue-white Diopside and yellow Chondrodite "stars" on a bright red Calcite background...

CALARAG01 - Aragonite (fl-LW/SW) - San Luis Obispo County, CA - 5 lbs. 7 oz., 7 X 5 3/4 X 5 in. - $725

Spectacular under white light or any UV wavelength, the crystals are sharp and mostly undamaged

PPXL01 - Calcite, Willemite (fl-SW), Fluorite (fl-SW/LW) - Purple Passion Mine, Yavapai Co., AZ - 7 lbs., 2 oz., 7 1/4 X 5 1/2 X 3 3/4 in. - (on hold)

A spectacular mix of the best from the Purple Passion Mine, collected in 2003 - several other fluorescents in this one...

CALFLUOR02 - Calcite, Fluorite (fl-SW/LW) - Richardson Mine, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada - 2 lbs. 8 oz., 8 X 4 3/4 X 2 1/4 in. - $70

A beautiful fluorescent viewed under SW & LW together, and very attractive in white light as well....

 

Items pictured above which are also on sale in my eBay store have an eBay item # following the price; you can go to my eBay store by clicking here.  If you are considering a purchase of any of the specimens not listed in eBay, please send me an email with any questions; additional images are available upon request. 

Jim Simpson (tigerowner@gmail.com)

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