Mineral Specimen #6394 Fluorescent Calcite Cleavage
Geco Mine, Gemmell Twp., Manitouwadge area, Thunder Bay Dist., Ontario, Canada
11.3 x 7.2 x 3.8 cm
Ex. A. E. Mineral Musuem, Ex. Northrup collection from Tim Bakker, 1969
A Calcite cleave with distinct zoning of white and lavendar color. Under SW UV, the specimen fluoresces red/orange. Specimens from this location are quite rare to come by. Although also in the Thunder Bay District, the mine is nowhere near the better known Amethyst location, the closest of which is approximately 200 km away.
Flaws: Essentially, massive material. There is a small amount of some black colored foreign substance.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Canada | Calcite | Fluorescents | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars