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Mineral Specimen No. 75128:
Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England.

This mineral specimen of Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, 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. 75128:

Mineral Species: Calcite on Fluorite.
Location of mineral deposit: Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England.
Description: Lustrous transparent blue-gray cubic fluorite crystals to 18 mm with overgrowth on select faces of lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 3 mm with minor small brown siderite and metallic galena crystals. The fluorite fluoresces under SW UV No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. Collected in 1937.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 6.5x3.5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 18 mm
Price: $850 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, 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 Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

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