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Witherite from Fallowfield Mine, Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite)

 
Witherite from Fallowfield Mine, Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite)

Witherite from Fallowfield Mine, Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 38558
Mineral:Witherite
Locality:Fallowfield Mine, Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite)
Description:Sharp, well defined witherite crystals on gray matrix. The witherite is translucent, nearly colorless, and fluoresces under UV illumination (I forgot to photograph the fluorescence...sorry).
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:4-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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