3.7" Yellow Cave Calcite (Aragonite) Formation - Peru

This is a beautiful formation of yellow aragonite (aka cave calcite), collected from the Pachacayo Mine in Junín, Peru. When viewing the mineral under short and long wave UV, this specimen fluoresces a faint, white-yellow color. Following extended UV exposure, the aragonite displays phosphorescent properties that remain for a short time.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

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DETAILS
SPECIES
Aragonite
LOCATION
Pachacayo Mine, Huancayo City, Junín, Peru
SIZE
3.7 x 2.8"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#174546