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Calcite on Fluorite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite on Fluorite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Fluorite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 29371
Mineral:Calcite on Fluorite
Locality:Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Blue-green fluorite overgrown with flattened calcite crystals in stacked crystal aggregates. The calcite crystals are colorless, translucent, and flattened nail-head (flattened rhombohedrons) crystal form. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #BL174; ex. W. Lewis; ex. Hesse
Overall Size:10x8x5 cm
Crystals:5-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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