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Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Galena from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 29398
Mineral:Fluorite with Galena
Locality:Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Double-sided specimen of purple fluorite crystals up to 13 mm overgrown on front and rear of a thin plate of matrix. The fluorite crystals are twinned and fluoresce violet under UV illumination. One side has several cubo-octahedral galena crystals.
Overall Size:10x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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