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Mineral Specimen No. 76419:
Fluorite on Quartz for sale from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England.

This mineral specimen Fluorite on Quartz from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76419:

Mineral Species: Fluorite on Quartz.
Location of origin: Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England.
Description: Many lustrous transparent pale-purple fluorite crystals on a plate of milky quartz. The fluorite crystals are mostly untwinned, though two pairs may be twinned, and fluoresce bright violet under shortwave ultraviolet illumination. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. Collected ca. 1990.
Overall size: 6.5x6x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-8 mm
Price: $55 (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite on Quartz for sale from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite on Quartz for sale from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorite on Quartz for sale from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorite on Quartz for sale from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

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