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Witherite and Barite from Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

 
Witherite and Barite from Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

Witherite and Barite from Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

Witherite and Barite from Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Witherite and Barite from Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 43112
Mineral:Witherite and Barite
Locality:Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England
Description:Translucent pale-yellow witherite crystals in complex aggregates up to 30 mm across with thin microcrystalline overgrowth of sparkling white barite. Both the barite and witherite fluoresce under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #7895; originally acquired in 1987 from Wards; ex. A. Berger (Austria)
Overall Size:9x7x7 cm
Crystals:0.5-30.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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