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Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 10479
Mineral:Fluorite with Galena
Locality:Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Large specimen of brilliant purple fluorite crystals up to 5 cm on edge and a complex galena crystal 4 cm across. The fluorite fluoresces violet-blue under UV illumination. Many of the fluorite crystals are interpenetrant twinned crystals.
Overall Size:6x6x4.5
Crystals:to 2
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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