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Fluorite with Hematite and Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite with Hematite and Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Hematite and Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 40717
Mineral:Fluorite with Hematite and Quartz
Locality:Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Two interpenetrant-twinned translucent purple fluorite crystals with minor black hematite and colorless quartz crystals on a few faces. The fluorite fluoresces bright violet under UV illumination. One corner of the largest crystal is chipped. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4125; ex.Grove House Gallery in 1981
Overall Size:7x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-56 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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