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Barite over Witherite from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Barite over Witherite from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Barite over Witherite from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Barite over Witherite from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Barite over Witherite from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Barite over Witherite from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite over Witherite from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 69023
Mineral:Barite over Witherite
Locality:Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Thin layer of lustrous white barite crystals to 1 mm on translucent pale-yellow hexagonal witherite crystals to 8 mm. Both the witherite crystals and overlying barite crystals fluoresce under SW UV illumination. Collected by John and Robert Lawson in 1993
Overall Size:4x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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