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Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 73928
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals), Galena, Chalcopyrite, Quartz
Locality:Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent cubic purple fluorite crystals to 13 mm with gray-metallic galena crystals to 4 mm and yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 1 mm over gray quartz. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned and fluoresce violet under UV. Collected ca. 1975
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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