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Mineral Specimen No. 78072:
Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England.

This mineral specimen Fluorite over Quartz from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78072:

Mineral Species: Fluorite over Quartz.
Location of origin: Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England.
Description: Many lustrous transparent yellow cubic fluorite crystals to 14 mm completely covering one face of a plate of colorless quartz crystals to 15 mm. The fluorite crystals fluoresce violet under longwave UV illumination. Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few crystals are incomplete. Ex. John Rakovan collection #191.
Overall size: 7x5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 4-14 mm
Price: $450 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, 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 over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorite over Quartz for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

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