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Southern Arizona Fluorescent Minerals

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 […]

Creatures of Light

Creatures of Light

Luminescence has gone from magical to fantastical as if forms the basis for research tools of the future. Maybe using an intense blue light, or a laser, combined with a yellow filter is a neat way to check minerals for fluorescence. -rf

More Coral Glowing

More Coral Glowing

Fluorescent coral, it’s surprising! Look at this macro photography from the Coral Guardian! -rf

Glowing Sea Life

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 […]

White Knob Quarry Again

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 […]

Dzrtgrls at White Knob Quarry

Dzrtgrls at White Knob Quarry

Here’s a neat fluorescent collecting clip thanks to the Dzrtgrls. And if you’re into exploring, check out the Dzrtgirls website. I’ve been following them for years and never miss one of their adventures. -rf