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Witherite with Barite overgrowth from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Witherite with Barite overgrowth from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Witherite with Barite overgrowth from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Witherite with Barite overgrowth from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Witherite with Barite overgrowth from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Witherite with Barite overgrowth from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Witherite with Barite overgrowth from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Witherite with Barite overgrowth from Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73503
Mineral:Witherite with Barite overgrowth
Locality:Scaleburn Vein, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Translucent beige-yellow hexagonal witherite crystals to 12 mm with overgrowth of lustrous white bladed barite crystals to 5 mm on the outer surfaces. Both the witherite crystals and overlying barite crystals fluoresce under SW UV illumination. Collected by John and Robert Lawson in 1993
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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