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Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 61112
Mineral:Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) with Galena over Quartz
Locality:Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent purple cubic fluorite crystals to 8 mm with distorted gray-metallic galena crystals to 7 mm completely coating on one face of a triangular quartz plate. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned and fluoresce violet under UV.
Overall Size:13x10x4 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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