AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from England > Fluorite (twinned crystals)

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 64650
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent green cubic fluorite crystals to 14 mm with no matrix attached. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned and have fine crystallization patterns on the crystal faces. The fluorite fluoresces violet under SW UV illumination. Ex. Mort Metersky collection; acquired from Pearl Freeman in 1987
Overall Size:22x18x15 mm
Crystals:12-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from UK, Iceland, Greenland > Halide Minerals

 

  Buy Fluorite (twinned crystals) at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Halide Minerals

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;