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Mineral Specimen No. 61153:
Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England.

This mineral specimen of Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, 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

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 61153:

Minerals Species: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz.
Location of mineral deposit: Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England.
Description: Superb lustrous transparent cubic purple fluorite crystals to 13 mm with a 4 mm gray-metallic galena crystal and 1 mm yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals over gray quartz. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned and fluoresce violet under UV. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7x5x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-13 mm
Price: $750 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, 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, Galena, Chalcopyrite over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

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