Fluorite with galena

Rogerley mine, Weardale, North England.

Fluorite with galena
127.50 *Prices include VAT
Article codeIII.A.0810.042
Very attractive deep green / blue Fluorite in combination with galena crystals from the Rogerley mine.
Highly fluorescent; turns bright purple / white under a long wave and short wave UV-light. Dimensions: 125x75x32 mm. Weight 0,280 kilogramme.

The Rogerley mine is located in an abandoned 19th century limestone quarry near the village of Frosterley in the historic Weardale mining district, northern England.
First discovered in the early 1970’s by partners L. Greenbank and M. Sutcliffe, the Rogerley is, to date, the only mine in the UK to be operated on a commercial basis solely for mineral specimens.

Intense fluorescence under long- & shortwave UV.