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Fluorite (fluorescent) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (fluorescent) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (fluorescent) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (fluorescent) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58356
Mineral:Fluorite (fluorescent)
Locality:Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent green cubic fluorite crystals on brown matrix. The fluorite crystals fluoresce bright violet under SW UV illumination. Most of the fluorite crystals exhibit interpenetrant twinning. For fluorescent mineral collectors. Ex. W. Keller #413
Overall Size:5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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