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Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 54451
Mineral:Fluorite (interpenetrant twinned crystals)
Locality:Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
Description:Transparent yellow interpenetrant-twinned cubic fluorite crystals with luster varying from glassy to waxy. The fluorite crystals fluoresce under SW UV illumination. Collected in May 1989
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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