Exceptional Calcite Minerals, part 1
Calcite from Terlingua, Texas. Terlingua fluoresces light blue SW, pink LW and has a long-lasting phosphoresence. It weighs 10.5 oz and is 4.0 x 4.0 x 2.0 inches. Calcite from Cloford quarry, Mendips, Somerset, England. This calcite fluoresces white and red-orange under SW and cream under LW (bottom photo) and has a long-lasting phosphorescence. The piece weighs 5.5 oz. and is 2.8 x 2.0 x 1.5 inches.
Willemite and Calcite that were compressed (mylonitized) over millions of years with franklinite from the Nason fault,1250 stope, Sterling Hill mine, NJ. The willemite fluoresces green, the calcite red-orange SW. It weighs 14.0 oz and is 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.3 inches. Calcite from the Christmas Gift mine, Darwin, California.
This calcite fluoresces (looks like wollastonite) orange SW. It weighs 3.0 oz and is 3.5 x 2.3 x 1.0 inches.
An interesting piece from Karnes Uranium District, Wright-McGrady mine, Texas. The druzy calcite fluoresces green SW and bluish LW. There are veins of another calcite throughout the piece and they fluoresce peach SW. It weighs 7.5 oz and is 4.5 x 1.5 x 1.3 inches. Crystals of calcite from Joplin, Missouri. The calcite fluoresces blue-gray. It weighs 4.5 oz. and is 2.5 x 2.0 x 1.5 inches.
Beautiful cubic crystals of calcite that have grown on feathery blades of scolecite from Nashik, Maharashtra, India. The calcite fluoresces pale green SW and creamy white LW. It weighs 4.0 oz. and is 3.8 x 2.0 x 1.5 inches. From Cochise County, Arizonia this piece has a base of wulfenite with bladed calcite growing on top of it. The calcite fluoresces an unusual green SW. It weighs 1.8 oz and is 2.0 x 1.5 x 1.0 inches.
Fishscale calcite crystals with quartz crystals from Guanajuato, Guanajuato County, Mexico. The calcite fluoresces pink (better SW & LW). It weighs 1 lb. 3.0 oz. and is 8.3 x 2.5 x 1.3 inches
Even More New Jersey Fluorescents, page 3
New Jersey and Other Fluorescents, page 4
Foreign Fluorescents, page 5
Fluorescent Links, books, etc, page 6
Rare New Jersey Fluorescents, page 7
Fluorescent Apatites, page 7a
Fluorescent Apatites, page 7b
Fluorescent Calcites, page 7d
More Rare Fluorescents, page 8
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 9
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 9a
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 9b
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 10
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 10a
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 11
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 11a
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 12
Fluorescent Minerals for Sale, page 12a