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Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Weardale, County Durham, England

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 41790
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Exceptionally transparent green cubic fluorite crystals covering one face of matrix. The fluorite crystals are all interpenetrant-twinned and fluoresce bright violet under UV illumination. The green color shift to blue in sunlight due to fluorescence. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #48
Overall Size:9x7x5 cm
Crystals:5-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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