WILLEMITE FLUORESCENT FRANKLIN 010
Willemite Fluorescent Franklin 010. This specimen is short and long wave fluorescent. Dark grey metal shown in the natural light photos is Zinc ore Franklinite. The white mineral is Mangano Calcite which shows BIP Brief Intense Phosphorescence. Pics taken with shortwave, longwave, and sunlight. Very cool stuff and this is one of our favourite rocks. This particular rock has some green Willemite which is intensely fluorescent with filtered Longwave and Shortwave Torches.
To view this spectacular specimen you will need a UVC Shortwave Lamp and UVA Longwave Lamp. Make sure you wear safety glasses. Willemite Franklinite Calcite is also known as the Christmas Tree Rock for the colours Green and Red. This is a quality collectable specimen with wow factor.
Trotter Dump, Sterling Hill Mine, Franklin, New Jersey, USA.
5.8cm x 9.6cm x 5.5cm, 464g.