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Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

 
Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Witherite from Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58382
Mineral:Witherite
Locality:Settlingstones Mine, Fourstones, northwest of Hexam, Northumberland, England
Description:Plate of translucent pale-gray witherite crystals with waxy surface luster. The surfaces of the specimen are composed of many smaller parallel witherite crystal faces. The witherite fluoresces bright white under SW UV illumination. Ex. W. Keller #5043; ex. P. Freeman (UK)
Overall Size:3.8x3x1 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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