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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 30257
Mineral:Fluorite with Siderite
Locality:(Boltsburn Mine), Rookhope, County Durham, England
Description:Plate of transparent yellow fluorite crystals up to 18 mm across with partial overgrowth of brown siderite crystals up to 5 mm. The siderite over fluorite is typical of the Boltsburn Mine. The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV illumination. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M597; ex. Lee Areson collection
Overall Size:10x9x4 cm
Crystals:2-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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