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Fluorite with Quartz from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite with Quartz from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Quartz from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Quartz from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44535
Mineral:Fluorite with Quartz
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Transparent purple cubic fluorite crystals to 39 mm across with scattered lustrous colorless quartz crystals to 2 mm on the surface of the fluorite. The fluorite crystals have a silky surface luster throughout. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:10x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-39 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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