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Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 40460
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Large plate of purple fluorite crystals to 18 mm on edge completely covering one face of the matrix. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant twins and many have whitish inclusions. One large crystal is chipped. Fluoresces violet under UV illumination.
Overall Size:13x11x6 cm
Crystals:3-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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