FLUORESCENT MINERALS OF AFRICA

- 12 year Geo Safari Research Project - under construction

current number of specimens in gallery: 99

See also Fluorescent minerals of Africa 3D gallery

 

Geo-Safari research project

Fluorescent Minerals Of Africa Gallery

Fluorescent Minerals Of Africa 3D Gallery

Fluorescent Minerals of the Southern African Region 2008 Display Case

 

 

NAMIBIA

 

FL. PURPLE FLUORITE WITH NON FL. QUARTZ AND SCHORL TOURMALINE, ERONGO MOUNTAINS, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. GREEN HYALITE OPAL ON "GITTER" QUARTZ, ERONGO MOUNTAINS, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE, PINK, RED "BARITE PLATE", ROSH PINAH MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. YELLOW TOPAZ, ERONGO MOUNTAINS, NAMIBIA

 

FL. GREEN BARITE, OKORUSU MINE, NAMIBIA

 

FL. PURPLE FLUORITE UNDER LW UV AND PALE YELLOW SW UV, FL. WHITE STILBITE, FL. ORANGE-YELLOW UNKNOWN - TOPAZ? FLUORITE CRYSTALS HAVE INTERNAL PHANTOMS OF FL. WHITE AND ORANGE, BRANDBERG, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE SMITHSONITE, BERG AUKAS MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. RED SCAPOLITE WITH FL. GREEN UNKNOWN, AIS DOME, NAMIBIA

 

 

 

FL. WHITE ARAGONITE, FL. RED DOLOMITE, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE SCHEELITE UNDER SW UV, FL. YELLOW UNDER LW UV, GAMSBERG, NAMIBIA

 

FL. CREAM WHITE ARAGONITE, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. ORANGE MIMETITE LW UV, FL. RED DOLOMITE SW UV, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL.WHITE SCOLECITE WITH NON FL. STILBITE, GROOTBERG PASS, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. RED CALCITE WITH NON FL. DUFTITE, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

 

FL. GREEN HYALITE OPAL, ERONGO MOUNTAINS, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE ARAGONITE, VARIETY TARNOWITZITE WITH FL. ORANGE SPHALERITE ON FL. RED DOLOMITE, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. PURPLE FLUORITE, FL. PINK FELDSPAR, FL. PALE YELLOW TOPAZ, ERONGO MOUNTAINS, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. PINK CALCITE ON NON FL. SMITHSONITE, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE ARAGONITE, VARIETY TARNOWITZITE, WITH FL. RED CALCITE, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

 

FL. BLUE FLUORITE WITH INTERNAL PHANTOMS, OKORUSU MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. RED CALCITE, PALE GREEN WILLEMITE SHORTWAVE UV, FL. YELLOW WILLEMITE MIDWAVE UV, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

(in my collection but pics by Mark Cole)

 

 

FL. WHITE ARAGONITE, TSUMEB MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. BLUE FLUORITE, OKORUSU MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE "CHAMPAGNE BARITE", ROSH PINAH MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE BARITE WITH FL. RED CALCITE, ROSH PINAH MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE HEMIMORPHITE COVERING LIGHT BLUE NON. FL. SMITHSONITE, SKORPION MINE, ROSH PINAH, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. YELLOW TOPAZ CLUSTER, ERONGO MOUNTAINS, NAMIBIA

 

FL. WHITE BARITE, ROSH PINAH MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. BLUE SMITHSONITE SW UV, PALE YELLOW LW UV, FL. WHITE WILLEMITE SW UV, FL. ORANGE WILLEMITE? MW UV, BERG AUKAS MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE BARITE, FL. RED DOLOMITE, ROSH PINAH MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. BROWN BARITE WITH FL. WHITE PHANTOM, ROSH PINAH MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. RED FELDSPAR, VARIETY ALBITE, OTJIMBINGWE, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. ORANGE MIMETITE, FL. WHITE CERUSSITE, TSUMEB, NAMIBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE BARITE, ROSH PINAH MINE, NAMIBIA

 

 

 

SOUTH AFRICA

 

FL. RED CALCITE WITH FL. PALE YELLOW PHANTOMS, WESSELS MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

 

FL. PURPLE FLUORITE, RIEMVASMAAK, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

LARGE OLMIITE PLATE

7 INCHES/17 CM WIDE

FL RED OLMIITE, FL. ORANGE MANGANO CALCITE, FL. VIOLET AND FL. WHITE UNKNOWN, NCHWANING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

 

FL ORANGE MANGANO CALCITE WITH NON FL. ARAGONITE, NCHWANING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. WHITE ARAGONITE, KRUGERSDORP, GAUTENG PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. ORANGE ZONE-TIPPED CALCITE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

FL. GREEN & WHITE FRANCOLITE (CARBONATE-FLUORAPATITE) WONDERGAT APATITE MINE, RICHTERSVELD, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

 

FL. RED DOUBLE-TERMINATED CALCITE WITH FL. YELLOW PHANTOMS, NCHWANING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

FL. WHITE CALCITE, NCHWANING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. RED CALCITE WITH FL. WHITE PHANTOMS, NCHWANING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

FL. BLUE-WHITE STRONTIANITE, NCHWANING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. ORANGE KUTNAHORITE, NCHWANING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. RED OLMIITE, FL. LIGHT BLUE BARITE, FL. ORANGE CALCITE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. BLUE-WHITE STRONTIANITE, NCHWANING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. BLUE-WHITE STRONTIANITE, FL. RED CALCITE, BLACK ROCK MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. WHITE MESOLITE, FL. ORANGE FLUORAPOPHYLLITE, LIMPOPO PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. ORANGE KUTNAHORITE, NCHWANNING II MINE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. WHITE ARAGONITE, FORMER TRANSVAAL PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

FL. RED OLMIITE, FL. WHITE BARITE, FL. ORANGE CALCITE, KALAHARI MANGANESE FIELDS, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

 

ZAMBIA

 

FL. VIOLET ARAGONITE, MUFULIRA, ZAMBIA

 

 

FL. White Cerussite, Broken Hill mine , ZAMBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE HEMIMORPHITE, BROKEN HILL MINE, ZAMBIA

 

 

FL. YELLOW PYROMORPHITE, BROKEN HILL MINE, ZAMBIA

 

 

FL. GREEN BARITE, FL. VIOLET UNKNOWN, NKANA MINE, KITWE, ZAMBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE CALCITE WITH NON FL. CELESTITE, BROKEN HILL MINE, ZAMBIA

 

 

FL. PALE GREEN SMITHSONITE UNDER SW UV, FL. BLUE UNDER LW UV, BROKEN HILL MINE, ZAMBIA

 

 

FL. VIOLET SMITHSONITE SW UV, FL. PALE YELLOW LW UV, FL. WHITE UNKNOWN, BROKEN HILL MINE, ZAMBIA

 

 

FL. WHITE PARAHOPEITE, BROKEN HILL MINE, ZAMBIA

 

 

 

ZIMBABWE

 

FL. RED EUCRYPTITE, BIKITA, ZIMBABWE

 

FL. YELLOW TOPAZ WITH PHANTOMS, ST. ANNE'S MINE, MWAMI, ZIMBABWE

 

 

DOUBLE-TERMINATED FL. ORANGE CALCITE CRYSTALS PLATE, VENICE MINE, MASHONALAND, ZIMBABWE

5.5 INCHES OR 14.5 CM WIDE

 

FL. WHITE SCHEELITE, FL. YELLOW POWELLITE, SANDAHWANA, ZIMBABWE

 

 

FL. WHITE ARAGONITE, FL. VIOLET UNKNOWN, LIMESTONE QUARRY, ZIMBABWE

 

 

 

MADAGASCAR

 

FL. WHITE CALCITE, BASALT QUARRY, SAMBAVA, ANTSIRANANA PROVINCE, MADAGASCAR

6.75 INCHES OR 13.5 CM WIDE

 

FL. YELLOW POWELLITE, FL. RED FELDSPAR, FL. BLUE, WHITE, GREEN AND ORANGE UNKNOWNS WITH NON FLUORESCENT ZIRCON, BETROKA, MADAGASCAR

 

 

FL. PURPLE-BLUE FLUORITE WITH FL. WHITE UNKNOWN, MADAGASCAR

 

 

FL. RED SAPPHIRE, AMBOAROHY, ZAZAFOTSY, FIANARANTSOA PROVINCE, MADAGASCAR

 

FL. YELLOW ZIRCON, FL. RED MICROCLINE - VARIETY FELDSPAR, FL. GREEN MONAZITE (NEEDS INVESTIGATION), FORT DAUPHIN, MADAGASCAR

 

FL. PURPLE, RED, GREEN AND YELLOW UNKNOWNS WITH NON FLUORESCENT SAPPHIRINE AND PHLOGOPITE, BETROKA, MADAGASCAR

 

 

FL. RED CALCITE, VARIETY ICELAND SPAR, MADAGASCAR

 

 

FL. YELLOW ZIRCON, FL. GREEN HYALITE, FL. RED FELDSPAR, ANTSIRABE, MADAGASCAR

 

 

 

FL. PINK UNKNOWN WITH NON FL. DUMORTIERITE AND FL. COLORS UNIDENTIFIED, FIANARANTSOA, MADAGASCAR

FL. PINK WAS SOLD AS SILLIMANITE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FL. YELLOW FLUORAPATITE, MADAGASCAR

TANZANIA

 

 

FL. YELLOW PREHNITE SW UV, FL. BLUE PREHNITE MW & LW UV, FL. WHITE DIOPSIDE MERELANI HILLS, TANZANIA

 

 

FL. RED MAGNESIO-AXINITE, MERELANI HILLS, TANZANIA

 

 

FL. GREEN TREMOLITE, MERELANI HILLS, TANZANIA

 

 

CONGO

 

FL. ORANGE MIMETITE, FL. BLUE HEMIMORPHITE, FL. PALE YELLOW WILLEMITE SW UV, FL. ORANGE WILLEMITE LW UV, M'FOUATI MINE, CONGO

 

 

FL. ORANGE MIMETITE, FL. BLUE HEMIMORPHITE, FL. PALE WHITE CERUSSITE, FL. GREEN UNKNOWN, M'FOUATI MINE, CONGO

 

 

FL. ORANGE MIMETITE ON FL. WHITE SMITHSONITE WITH NON FL. GOETHITE (?) STALACTITES, M'PASSAT MINE, CONGO

 

 

FL. blue fluorite on quartz, unidentified fl. green crystals, unidentified fl. white, congo

 

FL. blue fluorite on quartz, congo

 

 

FL. WHITE WILLEMITE UNDER NON FL. BLUE HEMIMORPHITE SW UV, FL. PALE ORANGE WILLEMITE LW, FL. BRIGHT ORANGE UNKNOWN (SPHALERITE?). M'FOUATI MINE, CONGO

 

 

FL. PALE YELLOW CERUSSITE, FL. ORANGE MIMETITE, M'FAUATI MINE, CONGO

 

 

 

ZAIRE

 

FL. RED RUBY CORUNDUM, FL. WHITE UNKNOWN, ZAIRE

 

FL. GREEN AUTUNITE (?) ON NON FL. TORBERNITE, MASHASMBA, SHABA PROVINCE, CONGO

 

 

FL. green barite, Mulinguisha, shaba province, democratic republic of congo (zaire)

 

 

Malawi

 

FL. RED RUBY, CHIMWADZULU MINE, MALAWI

 

 

 

Mozambique

 

MOROCCO

 

FL. BLUE FLUORITE, SIDI SAID, MIDELT,MOROCCO

 

 

FL. RED CALCITE, FL. BLUE FLUORITE, UNKNOWN LOCATION, MOROCCO

 

FL. YELLOW CERUSSITE WITH NON FL. BARITE, MBLADEN, MOROCCO

 

FL. YELLOW CERUSSITE WITH NON FL. BARITE, MBLADEN, MOROCCO

 

FL. white barite and Unknowns on matrix, Irhoud mine, safi province, morocco

 

 

TUNISIA

 

FL. BLUE HYDROZINCITE SW UV, PALE YELLOW LW, MV UV, Sidi Youssef Mine, Sakiet Sidi Youssef, El Kef, Tunisia

 

 

 

 

ALGERIA

 

FL. SMITHSONITE, WILLEMITE, SPHALERITE, BOU TALEB, CONSTANTINE, ALGERIA - 3 FL. RESPONSES UNDER INVESTIGATION

 

 

 

 

EGYPT

 

FL. WHITE TRONA, WADI NATRUM, EGYPT

 

 

 

 

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