Campiglia M.ma, Tuscany, Italy
19 x 8 x 5 cm
CALCITE UV FLUORESCENT CAMPIGLIA - 19 x 8 x 5 cm
This calcite was extracted inside the tunnels of the Campiglia Marittima mining complex in Tuscany. The calcite flakes are light gray in color and they cover large and dark colored quartz crystals. Calcite crystals show strong red-orange fluorescence under short wave ultraviolet rays. Very rare sample with beautiful and bright colors.
For further information, also read the article "Fluorescent Minerals".