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Mineral Specimen No. 70544:
Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England.

This mineral specimen of Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, 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. 70544:

Minerals Species: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite.
Location of mineral deposit: Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England.
Description: Lustrous transparent purple-gray (with whitish zones) cubic fluorite crystals to 42 mm with lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 3 mm, gray-metallic cubic galena crystals to 10 mm, plus yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 5 mm on rear. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Collected ca. 1990.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 11x8x6 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-42 mm
Price: $325 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England

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Mineral Specimens: Quartz over Fluorite with Galena and Pyrite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England

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