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Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58369
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent green-purple fluorite crystals that are all interpenetrant-twinned. The fluorite crystals have stepped growth patterns on the crystal faces. The fluorite fluoresces violet under SW UV illumination which makes them purple in sunlight. Ex. W. Keller #436; ex. Tom Moore
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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