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Galena with Fluorite from Rotherhope Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Galena with Fluorite from Rotherhope Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Galena with Fluorite from Rotherhope Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Galena with Fluorite from Rotherhope Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Galena with Fluorite from Rotherhope Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Galena with Fluorite from Rotherhope Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 25845
Mineral:Galena with Fluorite
Locality:Rotherhope Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous crystals of metallic galena up to 30 mm with cubic crystals of purple fluorite up to 15 mm on matrix coated with drusy, white quartz. The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV illumination. Ex. Stuart F. Wise collection #170
Overall Size:13x10x7 cm
Crystals:.5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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