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Mineral Specimen No. 77266:
Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England.

This mineral specimen Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 77266:

Mineral Species: Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite.
Location of origin: Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England.
Description: Lustrous transparent deep-green fluorite crystals to 9 mm surrounded by contrasting translucent white aragonite crystals in hemispherical aggregates to 6 mm diameter. The fluorite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned and fluoresce violet under UV. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. Collected in 2018.
Overall size: 8x5x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-9 mm
Price: $950 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Detail view of mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorite interpenetrant-twinned crystals with Aragonite for sale from Diana Maria Mine, Queen of Green Pocket, Frosterley, County Durham, England

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