Calcite

Strontian Mine, Strontian, Ardnamurchan, Highland, Scotland

1783

Episodic calcite mineralisation at Strontian mine in Scotland has produced some interesting fluorescent effects.  A fairly ordinary calcite specimen in daylight takes on a eye-catching range of colours in short wave ultra-violet light and highlights the 'mercedes' pattern in the crystal terminations.

Formula: CaCO3

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 58x53x35mm

Size: Miniature (M)

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