Zincite under longwave UV Light



Secondary zincite crystals, hetaerolite crystals, hodgkinsonite, willemite, hydrozincite and minor sphalerite from the Sterling Hill Mine, NJ under longwave UV light. The secondary zincite crystals fluoresce yellow, willemite green, hydrozincite light blue, sphalerite red to violet-red, the hetaerolite and hodgkinsonite are non-fluorescent. Field of view 5/8" x 3/8" (15mm x 11mm). From the collection of, and photo by WP.


Secondary zincite crystals, hetaerolite crystals, hodgkinsonite, willemite, hydrozincite and sphalerite from the Sterling Hill Mine, NJ under longwave UV Light