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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 58401
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Highly transparent pale-purple interpenetrant-twinned rectangular fluorite crystals with complex dissolution patterns on the crystal faces. The fluorite crystals fluoresce bright violet under SW UV illumination. Ex. W. Keller #467
Overall Size:30x22x16 mm
Crystals:18-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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