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Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Galena from Rogerley Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Galena from Rogerley Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Galena from Rogerley Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Galena from Rogerley Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Galena from Rogerley Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 41586
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals) with Galena
Locality:Rogerley Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Cluster of many twinned cubic fluorite crystals up to 15 mm across with a 5 mm gray metallic galena crystal nestled between the fluorite. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned, transparent green, and fluoresces violet under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:3-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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