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Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Weardale, Durham, England

 
Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Weardale, Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Weardale, Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Weardale, Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44643
Mineral:Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals)
Locality:Weardale, Durham, England
Description:Transparent green cubic fluorite crystals on vuggy brown matrix. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant twinned with smooth faces that have visible growth-patterns resembling stepped layers. The fluorite fluoresces violet under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-21 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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