• Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite
  • Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite
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Fluorite with Siderite and Calcite

$350.00   €306  £260.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21874
Golden lemon cubic crystals of Fluorite are piled up over an elongated ridge of crinoidal limestone matrix from Hilton mine in Scordale valley, Cumbria, England.  This location is within a military controlled area requiring appropriate permission to collect.  However, entry to the underground workings is now off limits due to partial collapse.  The crystals measure up to 1.5 cm on edge and range from gemmy to translucent, all with a bright glassy lustre.  Gemmy micro-Quartz crystals are lightly sprinkled over the Fluorite which add sparkle.  At one side, by the base, a roughly 3 x 1.5 cm area is more densely coated with milky white Quartz crystals and the occasional brown Siderite crystal nestles between the Fluorite here and there. 

Details

Dimensions
4.1 × 7.3 × 4.4 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides
Locality
Hilton Mine, Scordale, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Fluorite, Siderite

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