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Mineral Specimen No. 73798:
Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England.

This mineral specimen of Fluorite over Siderite from (West Pastures Mine), 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 for sale No. 73798:

Mineral Species: Fluorite over Siderite.
Location of mineral deposit: (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England.
Description: Lustrous transparent bi-colored interconnected cubic fluorite crystals to 38 mm over brown siderite. The fluorite crystals are yellow with thin purple outer zones and fluoresce violet under SW UV illumination. Probably from the West Pastures Mine. 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. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #R304.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 9.5x6.5x2.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 4-38 mm
Price: $125 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW UV lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England

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