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Witherite on Barite from Hagg's Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Witherite on Barite from Hagg's Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Witherite on Barite from Hagg's Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Witherite on Barite from Hagg's Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 60466
Mineral:Witherite on Barite
Locality:Hagg's Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Translucent gray dipyramidal witherite crystals to 18 mm on bladed colorless barite. The witherite crystals fluoresce yellow under SW UV illumination. The left edge of the largest witherite crystal intersected the nearby cavity wall. Collected in 1994
Overall Size:4x2x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-18.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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