• Fluorite
  • Fluorite
Gallery

Fluorite

$1,200.00   €1,127  £970.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC32725
Greenlaws mine is situated about 1 km south of St John’s Chapel and adjacent Daddry Shield, both hamlets or small villages on the A689 road which runs long the full length of the Weardale Valley. This mine has always produced very fine specimens of Fluorite and this is a lovely and rare example of rich lemon yellow with crystals varying from slightly gemmy through transparent to translucent. The intergrown cubic crystals cover a matrix of massive, opaque off-white Fluorite with occasional embedded Galena crystals. Greenlaws’ Fluorite is not one of Weardale’s highly fluorescent Fluorite localities, yet this does generate a reasonably moderate lavender-blue emission under LWUV. It’s a great example of one of Greenlaws mine’s much rarer colours of Fluorite.

Details

Dimensions
5.3 × 6.5 × 3.3 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Latest Additions
Locality
Greenlaws Mine, Weardale, Co Durham, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite

Related Mineral Specimens

Fluorite
$120
 Jug Vein, Brownley Hill Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England, Europe
A plate of well crystallised cubic Fluorite crystals from Jug Vein at Brownley Hill mine, Nenthead,...
Fluorite with Calcite
$300
 Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale, North Pennines, Co. Durham, England
Perhaps the most famous of all Weardale Fluorite localities is Height’s mine just north of Westgate,...
Fluorite
$600
 Boltsburn Mine, Weardale, Co Durham, England, Europe
Any collector familiar with Weardale Fluorite will be well aware that Boltsburn material comes at a...
Fluorite
$2,500
 Rogerley Mine, Weardale, Co Durham, England, Europe
A stunning Rogerley mine Fluorite featuring large, gemmy cubic crystals of dark emerald green with...