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PostPosted: Aug 10, 2022 06:44    Post subject: Green Fluorite  

Green Fluorite Twins on ironstone Matrix. Hollywell Mine, Stanhope, Weardale, Co. Durham.

This is a classic Weardale colour changing fluorite. Difficult to show effect in photo but it is dark green indoors changing to blue in outdoor lighting.

Specimen size 60 x 50 x 50 mm. Crystals 5mm to 10 mm.



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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Hollywell Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 5mm to 10mm crystals specemin 60 x 50 x 50mm
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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Hollywell Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 60 x 50 x 50mm
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 Viewed:  701 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Hollywell Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 60 x 50 x 50mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  703 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Hollywell Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 60 x 50 x 50mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  700 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Hollywell Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 60 x 50 x 50mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  703 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Hollywell Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 60 x 50 x 50mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  699 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Hollywell Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 60 x 50 x 50mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  700 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 10, 2022 06:58    Post subject: Re: Green Fluorite  

Could you please give the locality on every photo
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PostPosted: Aug 10, 2022 07:38    Post subject: Re: Green Fluorite  

James Catmur wrote:
Could you please give the locality on every photo


I think I had better just give up posting I am always messing things up. I have not got a clue how to edit information or delete this post

My apologies for messing up yet again. If you could just delete my post, I don't want to trouble moderators editing for me.

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PostPosted: Aug 10, 2022 08:19    Post subject: Re: Green Fluorite  

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Do not give up. You cannot edit the post but Admins can - just let me know and I will make the edits. As a rule we never delete posts, but we do make minor edits.

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PostPosted: Aug 10, 2022 08:32    Post subject: Re: Green Fluorite  

We have assigned them all to the Holywell mine, for now
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PostPosted: Aug 10, 2022 08:41    Post subject: Re: Green Fluorite  

James Catmur wrote:
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Do not give up. You cannot edit the post but Admins can - just let me know and I will make the edits. As a rule we never delete posts, but we do make minor edits.

James


Hi James. Thanks for the offer of help. I will endeavour to meet the basic posting rules. I do know how important they are. Just posting a few photos of sparkleys is not the way forward. I understand a lot of members need details like the location, size and depth of field to turn a nice photo into an enjoyable resource with provenance and clear understanding of what they are looking at.

It's just a steep learning curve for an over 60s computer ludite like me to get myself started and in order. You could probably type faster with your toes that I can with my finger.

I will keep at it, hoping everyone will be patient.

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PostPosted: Aug 10, 2022 09:24    Post subject: Re: Green Fluorite  

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We try to let members have this information so that they know the mineral, locality and size of the specimen. We find it makes the forum more useful and lets people find material. In the background, we also have a locality database which, while is not that complete outside Spain, it is very well researched within Spain with a lady called Inma checking all the plans and history for each locality. The database is curated by admins so as to keep it in line with the latest information found by Inma.

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As you add each photo we ask that you include sufficient information. There are 3 simple fields that need to be completed in each photo and these are: Mineral, Locality, and Dimensions (if you know them). These fields, once there are filled in, will automatically appear as text in that order respectively in the Description box of the published message.

This does not stop you adding any other comments you might have, which you can do in the normal way in the 'Comments on the file' field, it is just that by filling in the three fields we will ALWAYS see the mineral name first, then the locality, then the size and thus will see the images correctly in order in the FMF Gallery.
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