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Fluorite with Siderite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite with Siderite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Siderite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Siderite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Siderite from Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 34836
Mineral:Fluorite with Siderite
Locality:Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Translucent pale purple cubic fluorite crystals up to 26 mm with the faces oriented to the top coated with 1-2 mm brown siderite crystals. The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV illumination (could be from the Boltsburn Mine in Weardale). Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:10x8x5 cm
Crystals:1-26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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