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Fluorite with Quartz and Sphalerite from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite with Quartz and Sphalerite from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Quartz and Sphalerite from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Quartz and Sphalerite from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 27557
Mineral:Fluorite with Quartz and Sphalerite
Locality:Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Cubic crystals of purple-gray fluorite up to 5 cm with partial coating of colorless quartz crystals up to 6 mm, with minor black sphalerite on one edge. The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV illumination. Slight damage to one corner near the edge. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:11x8x5 cm
Crystals:3-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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