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Fluorite, Calcite, Aragonite from Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite, Calcite, Aragonite from Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite, Calcite, Aragonite from Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

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Fluorite, Calcite, Aragonite from Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 39969
Mineral:Fluorite, Calcite, Aragonite
Locality:Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Pale-green transparent cubic fluorite crystals up to 12 mm on edge partially overgrown with a thin crustal of white calcite microcrystals with second generation of 5-9 mm calcite crystals plus sprays of transparent aragonite crystals up to 2 mm long. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4138; collected by P. Braithwaite in 1981
Overall Size:7x6x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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