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Southern Arizona Fluorescent Minerals

Arizona! What a great place to collect fluorescent minerals. In addition to the usual bright calcite, willemite, fluorites and scheelites, Southern Arizona glows with some very unusual calcite, caliche, chalcedony. These unusual specimens, with their combination of colors and textures, are beautiful in both natural and ultraviolet light. -rf

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Glowing Sea Life

There’s lots more than coral that glows in the ocean. Fluo Diving is an adventure sport for diving enthusiasts interested in glow in the dark stuff. Diving at night is a challenge by itself. Doing it with almost no visible light is completely alien. For an old retired guy like myself, I might have to […]

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White Knob Quarry Again

The DzrtGrls, besides producing a great White Knob Quarry video, have collected at the Omya property before. And they’ve got some great images of that adventure at their DzrtGrls site. Check it out. And while there, it’s also a great place for exploring the history and archaeology of the desert southwest. -rf

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