Apalachee Minerals

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QUA3798 - Quartz var. Chalcedony (Agatized Coral-polished pair)

$18.00 Weight: 312 g


Ballast Point, City of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
59mm x 44mm x 16mm
Small Cabinet
This is a finger section of agatized coral from the Ballast Point area within the City of Tampa. The specimen consists of translucent tea-colored to light blue chalcedony, with a botryoidal agate interior. Fluorescent (and slightly phosphorescent) yellow under longwave, midwave and shortwave UV light – fortification banding visible under UV light. Collected from the Tampa Member of the Arcadia Formation, Hawthorn Group (Upper Oligocene - lower Miocene). Individual dimensions are: (59 x 44 x 16 mm & 58 x 48 x 11 mm).

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