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Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

 
Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 77232
Mineral:Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals)
Locality:Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
Description:Superb specimen of large interpenetrant-twinned transparent yellow cubic fluorite crystals to 28 mm with no attached matrix. The fluorite crystals fluoresce violet under longwave UV illumination. Collected in 2003
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:11-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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