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Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Newlandside Quarry, Stanhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Newlandside Quarry, Stanhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Newlandside Quarry, Stanhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 43224
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Newlandside Quarry, Stanhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Many interpenetrant-twinned transparent purple fluorite crystals covering one face of dark matrix. The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV illumination. A corner of one crystal is cleaved. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4497; collected in 1981
Overall Size:7x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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