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Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 48564
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
Description:Two interpenetrant-twinned transparent yellow fluorite crystals that fluoresce violet under UV illumination. The fluorite crystals have well defined layered crystallization patterns on a few surfaces and minor brown limonite on some surfaces.
Overall Size:3x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:18-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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