• Fluorite With Sphalerite
  • Fluorite With Sphalerite
  • Fluorite With Sphalerite
  • Fluorite With Sphalerite
  • Fluorite With Sphalerite
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Fluorite With Sphalerite

ID: CC4135

Classic inter grown twinned crystals of Fluorite form a crest on the specimen from the Diana Vein, Allenheads Mine (Beaumont Mine), Northumberland (George Farr collection). Crystals of Fluorite measure to 1.4cm on edge, colourless-white to tinted purple. Brilliantly lustered crystals of black Sphalerite are clustered and scattered over the matrix, with inter grown areas of white Ankerite/Dolomite, and light tan coloured Siderite. All the preceding minerals have formed on a thin druse of sparkling grey-blue Quartz,on an matrix of altered Limestone. A cool specimen from the Diana Vein.

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Dimensions
9.8 × 8.5 × 5.4 cm
Categories
Ex. George Farr Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Allenheads Mine (Beaumont Mine), East Allendale, Northumberland, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite

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