• Fluorite with Quartz
  • Fluorite with Quartz
Quartz and Agate

Fluorite with Quartz

$800.00   €689  £630.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13590
A hidden dome of ironstone matrix is totally encrusted with almost colourless elongated cubic Fluorite crystals, tinged pale sea-green and surrounded by stubby and quite gemmy colourless Quartz crystals.  This specimen is from the famous Heights mine in Weardale, County Durham, England.  Many of the Fluorites are dusted with glassy, sub-mm double terminated Quartz crystals, and where these have been naturally dislodged, leave a Tower of Babel-like depression in the Fluorite’s surface.  In sunlight the Fluorite fluoresces pale wispy shades of lavender.

Details

Dimensions
5.4 × 9.2 × 4.8 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale, North Pennines, Co. Durham, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Quartz

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