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Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 71945
Mineral:Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions
Locality:Hilton Mine, Scordale, Middle Level, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow cubic fluorite crystals to 11 mm with scattered yellow-metallic chalcopyrite inclusions to 0.8 mm plus brown inclusions that may be corroded chalcopyrite or goethite. The fluorite crystals fluoresce under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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