• Quartz on Fluorite with Galena
  • Quartz on Fluorite with Galena
  • Quartz on Fluorite with Galena
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Quartz on Fluorite with Galena

$600.00   €553  £460.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13828
Bright greyish silver intergrown Galena crystals measuring to 3.5 cm with rich purple Fluorite are overgrown, especially the Fluorite, by lustrous, colourless to white Quartz crystals. This small cabinet specimen is from Rotherhope Fell mine on Alston Moor in Cumbria, England, a locality known for its Fluorite and one of the more difficult Northern England localities from which to obtain specimens. The Quartz forms stubby, double terminated crystals with a minimal prism length separating the two terminations. These range from a few millimetres up to about 1 cm. A great example showing the association between these three minerals at Rotherhope Fell mine.

Details

Dimensions
10.3 × 8.5 × 4.7 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Rotherhope Fell Mine, Black Burn, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena

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