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Fluorite

$120.00   €117  £100.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC31936
A plate of well crystallised cubic Fluorite crystals from Jug Vein at Brownley Hill mine, Nenthead, of a most attractive, limey-apple green, not dissimilar to specimens from West Pasture mine near Stanhope.  The village of Nenthead is on Alston Moor in east Cumbria, a mining district west of the Weardale Valley.  Interestingly, when closely examined, especially under low magnification, the transparent to translucent crystals display narrow yet distinct teal and inky blue colour zoning along all edges and can also be seen to have granular sulphide inclusions.  Under LWUV the entire specimen fluoresces bright purple-lavender.

Details

Dimensions
7.7 × 8.3 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides
Locality
Jug Vein, Brownley Hill Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite

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