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Fluorite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 38844
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Large cluster of translucent purple fluorite crystals that fluoresce violet under UV illumination. The fluorite crystals are cubic crystal habit with silky surface luster and milky inclusions. The fluorescence indicates it is from Weardale, not Cumbria. Ex. Fred Pough (1906-2006); ex. George Loud
Overall Size:13x12x5 cm
Crystals:4-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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