• Fluorite with Galena and Quartz
  • Fluorite with Galena and Quartz
Fluorite and Halides

Fluorite with Galena and Quartz

$900.00   €754  £680.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20609
We are all partial to a slice of layer cake, be this chocolate, vanilla or, in this case, Fluorite, Galena and Quartz.  This very tasty morsel from the Laker Cake Pocket is composed of lead-grey cuboctahedral Galena crystals intergrown with gemmy lemon-yellow Fluorite and heavily encrusted with bright glassy colourless stubby Quartz crystals.  Deposition of the Quartz is preferential, coating parallel aligned faces of the specimen and so forming the distinct layers.  Mouth-wateringly delicious!

Details

Dimensions
4.6 × 6.1 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Layer Cake Pocket, Lady Annabella Mine, Eastgate, Weardale, County Durham, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Galena, Quartz

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