• Fluorite with Calcite and Quartz
  • Fluorite with Calcite and Quartz
  • Fluorite with Calcite and Quartz
Calcite

Fluorite with Calcite and Quartz

$2,500.00   €2,444  £2,080.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC12916
A choice and compact miniature of both single and interpenetrant twinned cubic Fluorite crystals dusted with Calcite and Quartz crystals from Heights mine, north of the village of Westgate in Weardale, County Durham, England.  Smoky sea green Fluorite crystals up to about 2.2 cm on edge form a tightly intergrown cluster over a core of rusty brown ironstone matrix.  The crystals are subtly colour zoned, with almost colourless faces grading to the sea green core and vary between transparent, translucent and, at their centres, opaque.  Stubby single and double terminated colourless to milky Quartz crystals are dusted over all surfaces and in one area, creamy double terminated, opaque white Calcite crystals form a 2 x 2 cm cluster.  Under LWUV the Fluorite fluoresces bright bluish white.  A most attractive miniature Fluorite from the world-famous Heights mine.

Details

Dimensions
6.1 × 7.0 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Calcite, Fluorite and Halides, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale, North Pennines, Co. Durham, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Fluorite, Quartz

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