Fluorite and calcite crystals

Weardale, Durham Co., England, UK

Fluorite and calcite crystals
Fluorite and calcite crystals
Fluorite and calcite crystals
Fluorite and calcite crystals
Fluorite and calcite crystals
Fluorite and calcite crystals
Fluorite and calcite crystals
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Article codeIII.A.0810.028

A beautiful cluster of transparante (white with a blush of green) fluorite crystals with calcite crystals.
The best known blue fluorescing fluorites originate from the Cumberland and Weardale regions in England.
This specimen is highly fluorescent; the fluorite crystals light up bright blue under long (or short) wave ultra violet light.
Overall size: 120x100x45mm. Specimen weight: 0,727 kg.

The mining of Lead, zinc and latterly fluorite and barytes in the Weardale region is going back at least 700 years.