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Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite from Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 78659
Mineral:Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite
Locality:Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent purplish-gray cubic fluorite crystals to 35 mm with overgrowth on select faces of translucent dark-brown siderite crystals to 1 mm and late-growth transparent colorless calcite crystals to 2 mm. The fluorite fluoresces violet under LW-SW UV illumination. Ex. Lance T. Hampel collection #LTH592; donated to the A. E. Seaman Museum
Overall Size:9x6.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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