BUSTAMITE WITH FLUORITE AND GALENA – BROKEN HILL – GREAT FLUORESCENCE

$140.00

For sale is a specimen of bustamite and fluorite with galena, from Broken Hill, NSW. To my knowledge the occurrence of bustamite with fluorite has only ever been recorded at this one locality, worldwide! The fluorite is clear to whitish in color and fluoresces a bright purple under U V light. The bustamite is quite translucent, as can be seen in the pics. Ex Jason McCarthur specimen.

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For sale is a specimen of bustamite and fluorite with galena, from Broken Hill, NSW. To my knowledge the occurrence of bustamite with fluorite has only ever been recorded at this one locality, worldwide! The fluorite is clear to whitish in color and fluoresces a bright purple under U V light. The bustamite is quite translucent, as can be seen in the pics. Ex Jason McCarthur specimen. These specimen were reasonably plentiful at the time of discovery, about sixty years ago, but this is only the second one I have seen this century! That includes in collections I have seen. Very RARE!

BROKEN HILL, NSW.

88 x 87 x 30mm.