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Fluorite

ID: CC20631
This intergrown group of glassy, pale straw-yellow Fluorite crystals is from The Bull Vein at the Lady Annabella mine at Eastgate in the Weardale valley.  The Fluorite forms as near-equant (equal sided) and elongated cubes, examples being 2.4 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm and 2.5 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm, respectively.  The crystals range between transparent and translucent and in daylight shows weak lilac colour zoning and weak fluorescence.  The intergrown cubic crystals have a slight greasy lustre and razor-sharp edges.

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Dimensions
8.0 × 5.3 × 5.3 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides
Locality
The Bull Vein, Lady Annabella Mine, Eastgate, Weardale, County Durham, England, Europe

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Fluorite

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