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Fluorite

$500.00   €457  £380.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC31924
This pocket was named for Jakub Sauermann, a member of the UK Mining Ventures’ specimen recovery team, who discovered this football-sized pocket in The Bull Vein in September 2021. It contained exquisite rich yellow Fluorite crystals, some colour-zoned, alternating between golden-amber and lemon-yellow, edged delicate pale sky blue. This particular specimen is a superb miniature of an ex-matric interpenetrant twin whose longest crystal measures 3.3 cm. The prisms are gemmy with occasional cloudy zones and draped wisps within the crystal structure. The Fluorite is a pale acid lemon yellow with lavender outer faces, the colour intensifying along the edges and at the corners. Look carefully and several nested internal colour-zoned bands of delicate blue and purple descend towards the centre, parallel to the faces. This is a terrific example of Fluorite from Jakub’s Pocket and a delightful example of the many colours this famous quarry has to offer.

Details

Dimensions
4.0 × 4.4 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Latest Additions
Locality
Jakub’s Pocket, Lady Annabella Mine, Eastgate, Weardale, County Durham, England, UK, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite