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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 49826
Mineral:Fluorite over Barite
Locality:Caldwell Stone Quarry, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky
Description:Transparent cubic fluorite crystals up to 11 mm across over white barite matrix. The fluorite crystals are colorless with a thin purple outer layer. The barite fluoresces white under UV illumination. See: Rocks and Minerals, May-June 1981, pg. 110.
Overall Size:5.5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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