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Fluorite from Rodderup Fell Mine, Alston, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite from Rodderup Fell Mine, Alston, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Rodderup Fell Mine, Alston, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 12879
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Rodderup Fell Mine, Alston, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Twinned crystals of translucent purple fluorite. The largest crystal face is 3.5 cm on edge. Impossible to photograph, must be seen in person to be appreciated. Fluoresces mildly under UV illumination. With old label from Hugh Ford ca. 1950. Ex. Al Sebela collection
Overall Size:5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-3.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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