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Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 43734
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Boltsburn Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Cubic transparent yellow-green fluorite crystals with no matrix attached. The fluorite crystals have a silky luster on some faces and glassy faces on others. The green color is uncommon, though not unheard of from this old mine. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #336
Overall Size:5.5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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