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Fluorescent Minerals

Roger Weller, geology instructor

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Fluorescent Pair- 6
Clay Center, Ohio

The first view is a mineral observed under normal light,
while the second is the same mineral
viewed under ultraviolet light.

There are two minerals in this specimen. 
The white mineral is celestite, which does not fluoresce,
while the pale brown mineral, fluorite, fluoresces.

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