Fluorite West Vein, Weardale Co. Durham UK 9cm x 8cm 663gms Phosphorescent
The mineralFluorite is sometimes called fluorspar. It is a mineral form of calcium fluoride. It is generally a cubic crystal and has a clear appearance with a colour range from colourless, to green, blue, purple, pink and yellow. Some fluorites fluoresce under UV light.
It is found worldwide. Our nearest localities of fluorite are the rare, and much sought after specimens ofBlue John from Castleton, and the more vivid colours of the Weardale Fluorites. (Many of these mines are now closed.
All specimens are unique and we have a varied range in the shop, as well as specimens on the website.