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Fluorite on Siderite with Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite on Siderite with Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Siderite with Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Siderite with Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44355
Mineral:Fluorite on Siderite with Calcite
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Transparent colorless fluorite crystals covering one face of a layered brown plate of siderite with tiny colorless calcite crystals on the bottom. The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection
Overall Size:6x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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