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Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Siderite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Siderite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Siderite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Siderite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 24472
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Siderite
Locality:Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England
Description:Large twinned crystals of purple fluorite up to 7 cm with brown siderite crystals up to 5 mm. Fluoresces bright violet under UV illumination. Acquired ca. 1970. Some edges have minute chipping.
Overall Size:9x8x8 cm
Crystals:5-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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