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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48565
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Heights Mine, South Vein, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Two interpenetrant-twinned transparent colorless fluorite crystals that fluoresce violet under UV illumination. The fluorite crystals have faint layered crystallization patterns on a few surfaces.
Overall Size:3x2x2 cm
Crystals:18-21 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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