John Betts - Fine Minerals > Home Page > Minerals For Sale > Minerals from Iceland, Greenland, and the British Isles > Fluorites and other Halides

 

John Betts - Fine Minerals, a division of ALLMINERALS.COM, dealer of fine minerals and specimens for mineral collectors.

 

Mineral Specimen No. 61152:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England.

This mineral specimen of Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

To purchase mineral specimens from this site go to:


 

Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 61152:

Minerals Species: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz.
Location of mineral deposit: Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England.
Description: Lustrous purple interpenetrant-twinned cubic fluorite crystals over colorless quartz microcrystals on gray matrix. The fluorite crystals are highly transparent, have layered crystallization patterns on the faces, and fluoresce bright violet under SW UV. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected May 1988.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7x5.5x2.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 10 mm
Price: $950 net (plus shipping).

Click here to see more Fluorite Crystals For Sale.

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


See more similar minerals:
Fluorites & Halides

See more minerals from:
Iceland, Greenland, and the British Isles


Jump to the Home Page for more information Search this web site Online museum of mineral specimens See my best mineral specimens for sale Sign up for our advance notice of new minerals listed every week Contact the owner via telephone or email Place an order for minerals, books or magazines

 

 

 

© 14 March 2016 John Betts - Fine Minerals, New York , NY - All Rights Reserved.
a division of allminerals.com, dealer of Fine Minerals since 1989.  

The minerals illustrated on this site were purchased from collectors or wholesale suppliers for resale purposes. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this site. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property.