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Fluorite coated with Aragonite from Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite coated with Aragonite from Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite coated with Aragonite from Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

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Fluorite coated with Aragonite from Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58407
Mineral:Fluorite coated with Aragonite
Locality:Heights Quarry, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Cubic fluorite crystals to 3 mm coated with translucent white aragonite crystals to 0.1 mm plus larger elongated transparent colorless aragonite crystals to 2.5 mm. Some of the fluorite crystals are coated with transparent aragonite. Ex. W. Keller #426; ex. P. Freeman (UK)
Overall Size:22x20x12 mm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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