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Mineral Specimen No. 78659:
Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England.

This mineral specimen Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78659:

Mineral Species: Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite.
Location of origin: Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England.
Description: Lustrous transparent purplish-gray cubic fluorite crystals to 35 mm with overgrowth on select faces of translucent dark-brown siderite crystals to 1 mm and late-growth transparent colorless calcite crystals to 2 mm. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix. The fluorite fluoresces violet under LW-SW UV illumination. Ex. Lance T. Hampel collection #LTH592; donated to the A. E. Seaman Museum.
Overall size: 9x6.5x4.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-35 mm
Price: $550 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, 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 with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, 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 with Siderite and Calcite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

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