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Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 72577
Mineral:Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite
Locality:Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Rich cluster of many lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 2 mm with a few transparent colorless cubic fluorite crystals to 4 mm over with silky white dolomite crystals to 1 mm plus minor yellow-metallic pyrite included in the base. Collected in January 2006. Fluoresces bright violet under 365 nm LW UV and 254 nm SW UV illumination
Overall Size:7.5x6x6 cm
Crystals:0.2-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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