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Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 57595
Mineral:Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 12 mm on lustrous translucent white quartz crystals to 1 mm with translucent colorless flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals to 5 mm. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. Collected in November 2007
Overall Size:4x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-12.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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