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Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) and Galena from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) and Galena from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) and Galena from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) and Galena from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) and Galena from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) and Galena from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) and Galena from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 61948
Mineral:Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) and Galena
Locality:Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent green cubic fluorite crystals to 10 mm with gray-metallic cubo-octahedral galena crystals to 18 mm. The fluorite crystals exhibit interpenetrant twinning and fluoresce violet under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:4.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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