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Fluorite from Westmoreland, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite from Westmoreland, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Fluorite from Westmoreland, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Westmoreland, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44388
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Westmoreland, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Interpenetrant-twinned cubic fluorite crystals fully crystallized on all surfaces. The fluorite crystals are internally flawless, green, with layered growth patterns on the surfaces and fluoresce violet under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #696
Overall Size:4x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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