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Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 73697
Mineral:Fluorite on Galena
Locality:Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
Description:Elongated plate of lustrous rectangular-cubic fluorite crystals over corroded gray-metallic galena. The fluorite crystals are transparent yellow, with cloudy white inclusions in the centers, and fluoresce moderately violet-blue under SW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:9.5x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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