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Mineral Specimen No. 72577:
Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England.

This mineral specimen of Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, 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 for sale No. 72577:

Mineral Species: Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite.
Location of mineral deposit: Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England.
Description: Rich cluster of many lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 2 mm with a few transparent colorless cubic fluorite crystals to 4 mm over with silky white dolomite crystals to 1 mm plus minor yellow-metallic pyrite included in the base. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. Collected in January 2006. Fluoresces bright violet under 365 nm LW UV and 254 nm SW UV illumination.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7.5x6x6 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.2-4.0 mm
Price: $40 (plus shipping).

Mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination under SuperBright 254 nm SW UV illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Photographs Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals

Fluorescent illuminated mineral Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

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