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Fluorite, Sphalerite, Siderite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite, Sphalerite, Siderite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite, Sphalerite, Siderite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite, Sphalerite, Siderite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 51367
Mineral:Fluorite, Sphalerite, Siderite
Locality:Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Colorless-to-pink cubic fluorite crystals to 4 mm on matrix covered on all faces with brown siderite crystals to 2 mm with spherical aggregates to 5 mm diameter of black sphalerite crystals on the rear. The fluorite crystals fluoresce violet under UV. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #129; acquired from S. Drinker in 1939; collected by Chas. Henry Fisher
Overall Size:5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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