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Fluorite and Limonite-coated Quartz from West Pastures Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite and Limonite-coated Quartz from West Pastures Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite and Limonite-coated Quartz from West Pastures Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite and Limonite-coated Quartz from West Pastures Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 41814
Mineral:Fluorite and Limonite-coated Quartz
Locality:West Pastures Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Translucent greenish-gray cubic fluorite crystals up to 11 mm across on limonite-stained orange quartz crystals up to 5 mm across. The fluorite fluoresces violet-white under UV illumination. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #475
Overall Size:13x11x4 cm
Crystals:2-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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