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WORLDWIDE FLUORESCENT SPECIMENS

(Last update 02/19/2017)

(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...

REY06 - Calcite, Willemite, Fluorite (fl-S/W) - Reymert Mine, Pinal Co., Arizona - 11 1/2 oz., 3 1/2 X 3 1/4 X 2 in. - $27

Another beautiful 3-color combo from the Reymert Mine - want more blue? Just add a longwave lamp

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....

MCX04 - Calcite (fl-SW/LW) - Nuevo Leone, Chihuahua, Mexico - 5 oz., 2 X 1 3/4 X 1 1/4 in. - (SOLD)

One of my favorite fluorescents: bright under all UV wavelengths, and very phosphorescent after S/W exposure....

LONG15- Calcite, Chondrodite, Hydrozincite (fl-SW) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Ontario, Canada - 12 oz., 3 1/4 X 2 3/4 X 1 1/2 in. - (SOLD)

Unusual Long Lake specimen personally collected in 2006

HACK04 - Hackmanite (fl-L/W) - Davis Quarry, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada - 1 lb. 4 oz., 4 1/4 X 2 3/4 X 2 1/2 in. - $27

Solid, clean chunk of this interesting mineral - looks like glowing coals under L/W....

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. - $32

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

REY12 - Calcite, Willemite, Fluorite (fl-S/W), Quartz - Reymert Mine, Pinal Co., Arizona - 10 1/2 oz., 3 X 2 1/2 X 2 in. - $26

A beautiful 3-color combo from the Reymert Mine - also has a Quartz crystal vug for daylight interest...

XMA12 - Chalcedony, Calcite (fl-SW) - Scenic, Pennington Co., South Dakota - 12 oz., 3 1/2 X 2 1/2 X 2 in. - (SOLD)

Interesting combination of fluorescent Chalcedony and Calcite, sometimes called "Christmas" or "Watermelon" rock...

YELL01 - Scapolite ("Wernerite"), Tremolite (fl-LW/SW) - Grenville, Quebec, Canada - 11 oz., 4 X 3 X 1 1/2 in. - (SOLD)

A great fluorescent either in longwave (left) or shortwave...

AGL28 - Agrellite, Calcite, Albite (fl-SW), Eudialite - Villedieu Township, Quebec, Canada - 1 lb. 2 oz., 4 1/2 X 3 X 2 in. - $50

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. - $37

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

 

              LARGE CABINET AND JUMBO SPECIMENS

 

MG1053 - Calcite, Diopside, Chondrodite (fl-SW) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Parham, Ontario, Canada - 2 lb. 8 oz., 5 1/4 X 3 3/4 X 2 1/2 in. - $155

A large multicolored S/W fluorescent - resembles a multi-colored starry sky with a few attractive "clouds"

ROGFL2 - Fluorite (fl-LW/SW) - Rogerly Mine, County Durham, England - 6 lbs. 13 oz., 12 X 7 X 2 1/2 in. - $285

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

BAGL30 - Agrellite, Albite, Calcite (fl-S/W), Eudialite - Kipawa Complex, Quebec, Canada - 7 lbs. 9 oz., 6 1/2 X 6 1/2 X 4 3/4 in. - $350

A huge colorful Canadian classic fluorescent - also a beauty in white light (gemmy Eudialite!)...

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. - $225

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. - $150

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...

BLL13 - Calcite, Chondrodite, Diopside, Aragonite (fl-S/W) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Parham, Ontario, Canada - 2 lbs., 3 oz., 6 X 3 1/2 X 2 3/4 in. - $75

A large multicolored S/W fluorescent collected in 2006

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. - $385

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. - $2500

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....

JSBD11 - Calcite, Dolomite - Lawrence Co., Arkansas - 16 lbs., 9 X 8 X 6 in. - $250

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....

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....

BLL12 - Calcite, Aragonite, Diopside, Chondrodite (fl-SW) - Long Lake Zinc Mine, Parham, Ontario, Canada - 3 lbs. 10 oz., 5 3/4 X 5 1/4 X 3 in. - $125

A huge multicolor fluorescent featuring a wild fluorescent pattern of Diopside or Aragonite veins and Chondrodite (Humite) "stars"...

JSBHACK02 - Hackmanite (fl-L/W) - Davis Quarry, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada - 4 lbs. 10 oz., m5 1/4 X 5 1/4 X 3 1/2 in. - $155

Gorgeous big Hackmanite from the famed Davis Quarry - also quite tenebrescent after S/W exposure...

JSJ03 - Fluorite (fl - LW/SW) - Durango, Mexico - 20 lbs., 10 1/2 X 7 X 6 1/2 in. - $150

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

MG1047 - Sodalite (fl-LW/SW) - Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada - 25 lbs. 11 oz., 13 X 9 X 7 1/2 in. - $250

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

CALARAG01 - Aragonite (fl-LW/SW) - San Luis Obispo County, CA - 5 lbs. 7 oz., 7 X 5 3/4 X 5 in. - $825

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. - $600

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

 

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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