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 Post subject: Fluorescent Cabochon
PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:48 am 
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i found a handful of oval fluorescent cabochons on the CR Scientific website a while back. i found this heart-shaped fluorescent cab this morning which was originally for sale at the CR Scientific website and is now in someone's private collection. 8)

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Hardystonite: fluorescent blue-violet, SW
Willemite: fluorescent green, SW
Calcite: fluorescent red, SW
Franklinite: non-fluorescent (black areas)

Cut by Ralph Kovach of Sussex County, New Jersey
Photograph by Christian Thorsten

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That's delightful!


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Very cool 8)

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yeah, VERY nice!

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Beautiful, like many of the famous Franklin, N.J. fluorescent minerals. Most of that material is so dull and ordinary in daylight it doesn't rate a second glance. But in UV lighting it becomes wondrous.

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Talk about disco gems...
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Lukeness wrote:
Talk about disco gems...
lol


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