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Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

 
Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Fluorite from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 75113
Mineral:Calcite on Fluorite
Locality:Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent blue-gray cubic fluorite crystals to 24 mm with scattered overgrowth of lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 3 mm. Red-brown sphalerite microcrystals are included within the fluorite. The fluorite fluoresces under SW UV Collected in 1937
Overall Size:10.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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