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Barite on Calcite from Fallowfield, near Hexham, Northumberland, England

 
Barite on Calcite from Fallowfield, near Hexham, Northumberland, England

Barite on Calcite from Fallowfield, near Hexham, Northumberland, England

Barite on Calcite from Fallowfield, near Hexham, Northumberland, England

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Barite on Calcite from Fallowfield, near Hexham, Northumberland, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44555
Mineral:Barite on Calcite
Locality:Fallowfield, near Hexham, Northumberland, England
Description:Sharp white chisel-shaped barite crystals up to 4 mm long, overgrown on scalenohedral calcite crystals to 30 mm long. The barite crystals fluoresce bright white under UV illumination. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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