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Fluorite

ID: CC953

A bit of a rarity this Fluorite specimen - the Doolin Mine deposit was last worked in the 1940's, but was found to be uneconomic. The Fluorite specimen we have is a single crystal showing stepped growth edges to 3cm and a deep purple colour, displaying a satiny luster. An old label states it was collected in July 1939, A. Russell, probably when the deposit was being investigated. An rare and unusual location!

Details

Dimensions
4.0 × 3.7 × 3.4 cm
Categories
Ex. Sir Arthur Russell Collection
Locality
Doolin Mine, Lisdoonvarna, The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite

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