Fluorescent 7 Tremolite
Tremolite is a member of the amphibole group of silicate minerals. Tremolite forms by metamorphism of sediments rich in dolomite and quartz. Tremolite forms a series with actinolite and ferro-actinolite. Pure magnesium Tremolite is creamy white, but the color grades to dark green with increasing iron content. The fibrous form of Tremolite is one of the six recognized types of asbestos. This pure white specimen fluoresces an orange under SW Ultra-violet light. Photos taken in a blackout box with a Nikon CoolPix L-1 under a Way Too Cool 254 nm SW 9-Watt Lamp.
Specimen weighs 10.5 oz or 0.65 lbs (298g) and measures 3.9 x 3.1 x 1 inches (9.9 x 7.9 x 2.5 cm)
|Dimensions||3.9 × 3.1 × 1 in|