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Fluorite and Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, 260 level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite and Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, 260 level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite and Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, 260 level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 11694
Mineral:Fluorite and Galena
Locality:Frazer's Hush Mine, 260 level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Penetration twin crystals to 12 mm of purple fluorite with white inclusions. One and has an unusual galena crystal with many parallel micro-crystal faces. The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:4-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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