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Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 61152
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals) on Quartz
Locality:Frasers Hush Mine, 360 Level, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous purple interpenetrant-twinned cubic fluorite crystals over colorless quartz microcrystals on gray matrix. The fluorite crystals are highly transparent, have layered crystallization patterns on the faces, and fluoresce bright violet under SW UV. Collected May 1988
Overall Size:7x5.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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