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Fluorite, Aurichalcite, Calcite, Siderite from Peak District, Pennine Hills, North Derbyshire, England

 
Fluorite, Aurichalcite, Calcite, Siderite from Peak District, Pennine Hills, North Derbyshire, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite, Aurichalcite, Calcite, Siderite from Peak District, Pennine Hills, North Derbyshire, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 19426
Mineral:Fluorite, Aurichalcite, Calcite, Siderite
Locality:Peak District, Pennine Hills, North Derbyshire, England
Description:Translucent crystals of yellow fluorite up to 25 mm. Overgrown on the fluorite are brown siderite crystals up to 2 mm, sparkling crystals of colorless calcite, and scattered green-gray aurichalcite (rare!) The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV. From old collection ca. 1890
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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