• Fluorite on Stalactite
  • Fluorite on Stalactite
  • Fluorite on Stalactite
Gallery

Fluorite on Stalactite

ID: CC4141

An unusual cluster of daylight fluorescent gemmy/translucent green Fluorite developed about a stalactite, from the well regarded Heights Mine, Weardale (the specimen was collected pre 1970 George Farr Collection, Heights Mine has been inaccessible for many years). Crystals of Fluorite measuring to 1.4cm display the classic interpenatrant twinning habit, and are seen covering altered Fe-oxide brown core stalactite of Limestone, so typical of the mine. An intriguing specimen from the mine.

Details

Dimensions
7.2 × 3.3 × 1.8 cm
Categories
Locality
Heights Mine, Weardale, Co Durham, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite

Related Mineral Specimens

Fluorite
$400
 Riemvasmaak, Kasamas, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Africa
A fine pleasing specimen of classic Riemvasmaak Fluorite. Gemmy green crystals of octahedral...
Fluorite with Galena
$1,750
 Blackdene Mine, Weardale, Co Durham, England, Europe
A great specimen of stepped habit cubic Fluorite with Galena from the Blackdene Mine, Weardale,...
Fluorite
$200
 Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Namibia, Africa
Excellent cubo-octahedral crystals of Fluorite are richly intergrown from the Okorusu...
Baryte on Fluorite
$950
 SolĂ­s, Corvera de Asturias, Villabona mining area, Asturias, Spain
Excellent tabular crystals of Baryte adorn the crystal Fluorite matrix from the Solis area,...