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Fluorite with minor Siderite and Calcite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite with minor Siderite and Calcite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite with minor Siderite and Calcite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite with minor Siderite and Calcite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite with minor Siderite and Calcite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite with minor Siderite and Calcite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with minor Siderite and Calcite from Weardale District, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 73428
Mineral:Fluorite with minor Siderite and Calcite
Locality:Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Large plate of lustrous cubic transparent purple-gray fluorite crystals to 25 mm with minor brown siderite and colorless calcite microcrystals in the crevices. The fluorite crystals fluoresce violet under SW UV illumination, indicative of Weardale. Ex. Bob Metzger collection; collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:12x12x4 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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