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Fluorite with Siderite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite with Siderite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Siderite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 14492
Mineral:Fluorite with Siderite
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Translucent, purple fluorite crystals up to 4 cm with overgrowth of siderite crystals on selective faces. The fluorite is lustrous and well crystallized. Minimal damage. Originally acquired from Ward's in 1941. Fluoresces violet under UV illumination. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #R 312
Overall Size:11x9x6 cm
Crystals:2-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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