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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 61949
Mineral:Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Quartz
Locality:Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent green cubic fluorite crystals to 14 mm on matrix coated with small colorless to brown quartz microcrystals. The fluorite crystals exhibit interpenetrant twinning and fluoresce violet under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:6x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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