Fluorescent Minerals

Many minerals only show their true colours when they are put under ultraviolet (UV) lights. Not all minerals are fluorescent. Often a mineral that cannot be easily identified any other way can be identified by the way it fluoresces.

A selection of fluorescent minerals from Glenbow Museum's collection

A selection of fluorescent minerals from Glenbow Museum's collection

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