SET OF FLUORESCENT CABINET SPECIMENS
July 30, 2017, 1PM PDT
Estimate: $600 - $800
Lot 139
Eight in total, including soft green halite from the Salton Sea; pale bottle-green crystals of chalcotrichite from Ajo, Arizona; soft orange Wernerite from Quebec; translucent white fluorite from the Burtree Pastures Mine, Weardale Co., Durham, UK; a rich purple corundum ruby in matrix from Hit-Ostrov, Karelia, Russia; American willemite; and two Mexican calcite specimen, each bursting into vibrant, fluorescent life in a variety of vivid colors under UV light, the largest measuring 4 1/4 inches across.
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