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Quartz over Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Quartz over Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz over Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 12479
Mineral:Quartz over Fluorite
Locality:Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Large cubic purple fluorite crystals up to 6 cm on edge with overgrowth of 2 mm milky quartz crystals. Fully crystallized both sides. On the back where there is no quartz coating the fluorite fluoresces violet under UV. Originally acquired in 1974. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #BL552
Overall Size:14x11x5 cm
Crystals:2-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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