Fluorite on Hematite

Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England

1505

A rich fluorite specimen from Florence mine in west Cumbria an iron-ore mine that finally closed in 2006. Fluorspar crystals up to 2.5mm of a clear to pale blue colour liberally cover the matrix of 'kidney-ore' hematite.  

Formulas: Fluorite CaF2; Hematite Fe2O3

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 48x23x14mm

Size: Miniature (M)

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