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Fluorite from Billing Hills Vein, Eastgate Cement Quarry, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite from Billing Hills Vein, Eastgate Cement Quarry, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Billing Hills Vein, Eastgate Cement Quarry, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Billing Hills Vein, Eastgate Cement Quarry, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Billing Hills Vein, Eastgate Cement Quarry, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Billing Hills Vein, Eastgate Cement Quarry, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 54454
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Billing Hills Vein, Eastgate Cement Quarry, County Durham, England
Description:Large cubic fluorite crystal with transparent purple corners and white to crème-colored subsurface inclusions in the outer faces. The fluorite crystals fluoresce violet under UV illumination. Collected in May 2008
Overall Size:7x7x6 cm
Crystals:20-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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