• Fluorite with Galena and Hydrocerussite
  • Fluorite with Galena and Hydrocerussite
Fluorite and Halides

Fluorite with Galena and Hydrocerussite

$200.00   €167  £140.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21968
A fine small cabinet specimen of purple Fluorite, occasionally grading to sea green with two crude yet complex Hydrocerussite-coated galena crystals perched on top.  The Fluorite ranges from gemmy to opaque while the largest Fluorite crystal, to 2 cm on edge, displays a beautiful transition from mild blackberry purple to mid sea green with terrific gemmy patches.  The Fluorite covers a banded veinstone matrix which, although not evident when displayed, has a flat sawn base and back.  The Fluorite prisms naturally fluoresce bright blackberry purple in direct daylight and a uniform white lavender under LWUV.

Details

Dimensions
4.7 × 7.8 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Hailstorm Pocket, Lady Annabella Mine, Eastgate, Weardale, Co. Durham, England, UK, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Galena, Hydrocerussite

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