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Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 39897
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
Description:Water-clear pale-green fluorite crystals lining a pocket with minor white calcite(?) between the fluorite crystals. All of the fluorite crystals exhibit interpenetrant twinning. Hard to photograph - must be seen in person to be appreciated.
Overall Size:10x8x5.5 cm
Crystals:2-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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