Fluorite #5 Thumbnail Specimen (Rogerley Mine, UK)
*This is a very small miniature, known as a thumbnail specimen. Please examine scale photo and consider dimensions carefully.* Thumbnail specimens are mounted in small display boxes known as perky boxes, and contain locality information. They are designed so that they are ready for display, or may be unmounted for any use including jewelry supply. An ideal and efficient tiny treasure, for any collection!
Mineral Name: Fluorite
Locality: Rogerley Mine, Frosterley, County Durham, United Kingdom.
Dimensions: 0.54" x 0.54" (14mm x 14mm)
Characteristics of this specimen: This is a small, richly colored green cubic cluster from the now-closed Rogerley Mine. Grey zones and twinning structures present--an attractive small specimen.
Green Fluorite from Rogerley Mine is known for its bright green tones, some with grey zones, cubic crystals, and extreme fluorescent reactions. Under UV, these crystals grow a brilliant blue! They are fluorescent enough to begin to turn indigo under sunlight (although they should be kept out of prolonged sun exposure.)
Care Notes: Fluorite is a halide mineral that forms in isometric habits, including cubes, octahedra, dodecahedra. It forms in a rainbow of colors. Fluorite is photo-sensitive, so care should be taken to not leave in prolonged sun.
Healing Keywords: Fluorite is associated with release of negativity and mental focus; green fluorite is connected with growth and inner work.
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