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Fluorite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 51489
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Transparent bluish-gray cubic fluorite crystals covering one face of brown matrix. The fluorite crystals have satin surface luster and fluoresce violet under UV illumination. A few of the fluorite crystals have a faint purple color. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:14x9x6 cm
Crystals:3-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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