Author: Mr. Chen XiaoJun
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We visited Xianghualing mine (HuNan province, China) and explored there with our UV lamp, We like the fresh air there. This mine is a world famous mine for crystals specimens also mining.
I (Chen Xiao Jun) and my hammer was on the Xianghualing mine
I was checking minerals in UV tent.
My favorite UV lamp, battery, and hammer
I collected some bright Eucryptite, scheelite specimens from there.
Eucryptite glow bright red under UV shortwave, scheelite glow bright blue under UV shortwave.
One of rare crystal specimen, many small powellite crystals grow on matrix
Powellite glow bright yellow under UV shortwave.
Chen Xiao Jun wrote in 2009
During 2009 July Minerals hunting trip, we found Gibbsite from Xianghualing mine, Chenzhou city, HuNan province,China. Not only a species of crystal specimen, but also nice fluorescent minerals, Photos about this location:
Nice landscape around Xianghualing mine area
Gibbsite show up
Gibbsite under natural light
Gibbsite under UV light shortwave
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