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Fluorite and Halides

Fluorite

$1,250.00   €1,020  £880.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21476
A gorgeous cabinet specimen of dark green Fluorite in the form of large cubes from the wonderfully named Truffle Pig Pocket in Diana Maria mine near to Frosterley in Weardale.  This pocket sits near to the intersection of the Sutcliffe and Greenbank veins and was discovered in the floor of an advancing drive.  Because the pocket was at and below floor level, the specimen recovery team looked as if they were busy truffle hunting!  Four primary intermeshed cubic crystals of up to 4.2 cm on edge have dark forest green transparent corners and clouded green face centres mottled off-white.  In daylight the corner sections naturally fluoresce the richest and deepest royal purple imaginable!  A magnificent Truffle Pig Fluorite which is sure to delight.

Details

Dimensions
6.1 × 11.7 × 8.0 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides
Locality
Truffle Pig Pocket, Diana Maria Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, Co. Durham, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite

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