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Fluorite on Barite from Caldwell Stone Quarry, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky

 
Fluorite on Barite from Caldwell Stone Quarry, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky

Fluorite on Barite from Caldwell Stone Quarry, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky

Fluorite on Barite from Caldwell Stone Quarry, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky

Fluorite on Barite from Caldwell Stone Quarry, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Barite from Caldwell Stone Quarry, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky

DESCRIPTION:No. 48854
Mineral:Fluorite on Barite
Locality:Caldwell Stone Quarry, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky
Description:Transparent cubic fluorite crystals up to 8 mm on bladed white barite crystals to 5 mm. The fluorite crystals are colorless with thin purple outer layers. The barite fluoresces white under UV illumination. See: Rocks and Minerals, May-June 1981, pg. 110.
Overall Size:7x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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