• Fluorite With Chalcopyrite
  • Fluorite With Chalcopyrite
  • Fluorite With Chalcopyrite
  • Fluorite With Chalcopyrite
  • Fluorite With Chalcopyrite

Fluorite With Chalcopyrite

£2,200   €2,491  $2,870 approx.  

This specimen is priced in pounds sterling, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC2457

A large cabinet specimen of Fluorite with Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Weardale, England. The Fluorite is seen as cubic crystals measuring to 6.8cm on edge in stepped growth formation, with a three faced aspect to them. A varied purple colour of this specimen was of a common occurrence at the Blackdene Mine, with translucent edges. Brassy metallic crystals of Chalcopyrite richly preferentially cover faces of the large Fluorite crystals, inter grown with a further deposition of small Fluorite crystals, and light metallic yellow Pyrite. Sea green Fluorite has formed first and is then overgrown by the purple crystals. A large classic Blackdene Mine Fluorite


28.0 × 16.4 × 8.5 cm
Classic Minerals
Blackdene Mine, Weardale, Co Durham, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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