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Barite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Barite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Barite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 30587
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Sparkling crystals of lustrous white barite crystals on gangue matrix. The barite crystals are elongated, tapering form with chisel-shaped terminations. Fluoresces blue-white under UV illumination. Three crystals are incomplete. Ex. John Durkos collection #750
Overall Size:10x7x5 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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