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Fluorite on Galena from Durham, England

 
Fluorite on Galena from Durham, England

Fluorite on Galena from Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Galena from Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44370
Mineral:Fluorite on Galena
Locality:Durham, England
Description:Transparent gray-purple cubic fluorite crystals to 7 mm on lustrous metallic cubo-octahedral galena crystals to 6 mm. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned, have lustrous faces with growth hillocks, and fluoresce violet under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #694
Overall Size:5.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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