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Fluorite from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 63268
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent green cubic fluorite crystals on convoluted brown matrix that has areas of corroded cubic galena crystals. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned and fluoresce bright violet under SW UV illumination. Ex. Mort Metersky collection, director of International Calcite Collectors Association; ex. Gregory, Botley & Co. pre-1981
Overall Size:11x9x8 cm
Crystals:4-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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