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Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 48566
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Frazer's Hush Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Two interpenetrant-twinned transparent purple fluorite crystals that fluoresce bright violet under UV illumination. The fluorite crystals have well defined layered crystallization patterns on a few surfaces and smaller fluorite crystals on some faces.
Overall Size:2.8x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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