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 Post subject: Can Someone ID this Crystal
PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:26 pm 
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I do not know what it is and just started the journey to ID, found in the bottom of an estate box said to be of the estate of Ed Swabota.
Its 35x21x10mm in dimension.
The large center crystal is 7x8mm
Has four crystal faces on the terminations.
Color wise I was thinking maybe Fluorite.

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If you get stuck, we can always RAMAN it.


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Yes, yes we can. :smt116


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Looks like one grown in one of those Smithsonian kits.


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dchallener wrote:
Looks like one grown in one of those Smithsonian kits.

Can you share a image sample of one those?

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https://www.amazon.com/Smithsonian-Crys ... B00200JX38

color depends on the amount of dye you put in.


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Yeah I guess it can be as far as I know at this point and not worth any monetary investment as this point either to take up the Raman offers.

Here is a picture of the back.


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Maybe green apophyllite?
It's not one of those smithsonian ones. I think they're hydroxides and unlikely to last any length of time.
I'd say it's worth ramaning, it doesn't take much time or effort, all you have to do is ship it.

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