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Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

 
Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 37415
Mineral:Witherite
Locality:Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England
Description:Heavy vein formation of colorless witherite with one area that widened to allow terminated crystal information. Another small pocket is on the opposite side. Fluoresces white under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #7893; acquired from Wards in 1987
Overall Size:10x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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