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Fluorite w/ Quartz (RARE locale) Dr. S. Moreton Coll. viewBack to MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - SPECIAL NEW YEAR'S COLLECTION SALE:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Jan 10, 2019

Hudeshope West trial, Hudeshope Head Mine, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co. Durham, England
  • Starting Time:1/5/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/10/2019 06:33:52 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:13.3 x 9.8 x 9.3 cm
  • Size Description:CABINET

Description:RARE and outstanding fluorite and quartz from this most obscure 1970s Durham fluorspar prospect on private property. Transparent to translucent, glassy, pretty purple and white sharp fluorite cubes, to 4.5 cm, are aesthetically intergrown on the sculptural, mounded piece. The rich preferential coating of sparkly, gemmy di-pyramidal (beta style) quartz crystals are super accessories to this exceptional large rarity. Bright purple fluorescence! Ex Dr. Stephen Moreton Collection and collected in 1993. It is illustrated in the MINDAT locality Photo Gallery with a 2018 photo by Dr. Moreton. Valued of such a fine large County Durham combination rarity?

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