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Fluorite with Siderite from Boltsburn Mine, Durham, England

 
Fluorite with Siderite from Boltsburn Mine, Durham, England

Fluorite with Siderite from Boltsburn Mine, Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Siderite from Boltsburn Mine, Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44522
Mineral:Fluorite with Siderite
Locality:Boltsburn Mine, Durham, England
Description:Transparent brown cubic fluorite crystals to 28 mm across with tan-colored 1 mm siderite crystals coating select faces of the fluorite. The fluorite crystals fluoresce violet under SW UV illumination. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:10x8x4 cm
Crystals:1-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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