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Fluorite on Quartz from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite on Quartz from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite on Quartz from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Quartz from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Quartz from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 76419
Mineral:Fluorite on Quartz
Locality:Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Many lustrous transparent pale-purple fluorite crystals on a plate of milky quartz. The fluorite crystals are mostly untwinned, though two pairs may be twinned, and fluoresce bright violet under shortwave ultraviolet illumination. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:6.5x6x2 cm
Crystals:2-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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