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Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 36252
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Double-sided specimen with cubic green fluorite crystals that fluoresce violet under UV illumination. The rear fluorite crystals have a waxy luster, the front crystals are glassy. Many show penetration twinning. Minor damage visible under 20x. Ex. Henry D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:10x6x4 cm
Crystals:2-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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