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Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 48563
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Three interpenetrant-twinned transparent green fluorite crystals that fluoresce bright violet under UV illumination. The fluorite crystals have well defined layered crystallization patterns on the surfaces and secondary faces in the corners.
Overall Size:3x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:16-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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