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Fluorite from Stotsfieldburn Mine, near Rookhope, Weardale, Durham, England

 
Fluorite from Stotsfieldburn Mine, near Rookhope, Weardale, Durham, England

Fluorite from Stotsfieldburn Mine, near Rookhope, Weardale, Durham, England

Fluorite from Stotsfieldburn Mine, near Rookhope, Weardale, Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Stotsfieldburn Mine, near Rookhope, Weardale, Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44621
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Stotsfieldburn Mine, near Rookhope, Weardale, Durham, England
Description:Glassy cubic transparent gray-violet fluorite crystals over massive milky fluorite with minor metallic galena crystals embedded in the base. The fluorite fluoresces bright violet under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #FL-2
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:3-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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