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Fluorite (fluorescent) from Victoria Flatt, Greenlaws Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (fluorescent) from Victoria Flatt, Greenlaws Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (fluorescent) from Victoria Flatt, Greenlaws Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (fluorescent) from Victoria Flatt, Greenlaws Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (fluorescent) from Victoria Flatt, Greenlaws Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (fluorescent) from Victoria Flatt, Greenlaws Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 57566
Mineral:Fluorite (fluorescent)
Locality:Victoria Flatt, Greenlaws Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Large transparent purple cubic fluorite crystals with white cloudy inclusions in some areas. The fluorite crystals have waxy luster with stepped growth layers visible on the surfaces. The fluorite fluoresces bright violet under SW UV illumination. Collected in May 2002
Overall Size:7x7x5 cm
Crystals:5-34 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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