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Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz from Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 74729
Mineral:Fluorite (twinned crystals) over Quartz
Locality:Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale District, County Durham, England
Description:Superb specimen of lustrous transparent green cubic fluorite crystals to 8 mm on brown matrix coated with small colorless quartz crystals to 1 mm. The fluorite crystals exhibit interpenetrant twinning and fluoresce bright violet under SW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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