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Fluorite (interpenetrant twins) from Eastgate Quarry, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (interpenetrant twins) from Eastgate Quarry, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant twins) from Eastgate Quarry, Weardale, County Durham, England

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Fluorite (interpenetrant twins) from Eastgate Quarry, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 41638
Mineral:Fluorite (interpenetrant twins)
Locality:Eastgate Quarry, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Beautiful transparent emerald-green cubic fluorite crystals with no matrix attached and exhibiting interpenetrant twinning. The intense color and transparency make this an attractive specimen, unfortunately one corner is chipped.
Overall Size:20x20x16 mm
Crystals:17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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