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Fluorite from
Hilton Mine, Scordale, Murton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Fluorite
Formula:CaF2
Comments:Good undamaged twins are scarce and much sought after. Regarded as a classic locality by fluorite collectors.
Habit:cubic, twins
Colour:yellow, amber
Luminescent properties:medium, purplish
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9

Fisher, J. (2009) The Hilton Mine: Scordale, Cumbria England. Rocks and Minerals, 84:2, 114-121.

Fisher, J. (2004) Fluorite from the Northern Pennines Orefield, England. Rocks and Minerals, 79:6, 378-398.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Galena7 photos of Fluorite associated with Galena at this locality.
Siderite4 photos of Fluorite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Fluorite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Baryte2 photos of Fluorite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Anglesite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Anglesite at this locality.
Pyrite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hilton Mine, Scordale, Murton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorite
0.3km (0.2 miles) A Murton Mine, Scordale, Murton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
0.4km (0.2 miles) B Amber Hill Mine, Scordale, Murton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
1.9km (1.2 miles) C White Mines, Gasdale, Murton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
9.4km (5.8 miles) D Cowgreen Mine, Forest and Frith, Co. Durham, England, UK
10.4km (6.5 miles) E Nether Hearth Mine, Dufton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
11.2km (7.0 miles) F Metalband Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
11.3km (7.0 miles) G Teeside Mine, Milburn, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
12.5km (7.8 miles) H Langdon Beck Mine, Forest and Frith, Co. Durham, England, UK
12.6km (7.8 miles) I Hunter's Vein Mine, Dun Fell, Milburn, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
13.2km (8.2 miles) J Grasshill Mine, Harwood, Forest and Frith, Co. Durham, England, UK
13.4km (8.3 miles) K Calvert Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
13.7km (8.5 miles) L Ashgillhead Mine, Harwood, Forest and Frith, Co. Durham, England, UK
14.0km (8.7 miles) M High Longrigg Mine, Hartley, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
14.2km (8.9 miles) N Cashwell Mine, Eastern Cross Fell, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
15.2km (9.5 miles) O Hartley Birkett Mine, Hartley, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
15.2km (9.5 miles) P Langtae Head Mine (Longty Head Mine), Ireshope Moor, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
15.5km (9.6 miles) Q Windy Brow Vein, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
16.4km (10.2 miles) R Pike Law Mines, Newbiggin, Co. Durham, England, UK
16.8km (10.4 miles) S Lodge Sike Mine, Ireshopeburn, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
17.0km (10.6 miles) T Swinhopehead Mine, Daddry Shield, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
17.1km (10.6 miles) U Bleagill Mine, Newbiggin, Co. Durham, England, UK
17.9km (11.1 miles) V Ashgillfield Mine (Ashgill Fields Mine), Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
18.0km (11.2 miles) W Coldberry Gutter, Coldberry Mines, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co. Durham, England, UK
18.1km (11.3 miles) X Great Bell Workings, Mallerstang, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
18.3km (11.4 miles) Y Carricks Mine, Ireshopeburn, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
18.5km (11.5 miles) Z Greenlaws Mine, Daddry Shield, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
18.5km (11.5 miles) 0 Greencastle vein, Ousby, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
18.5km (11.5 miles) 1 Dalefoot Level, Mallerstang, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
18.8km (11.7 miles) 2 Birkett Common Mine, Mallerstang, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
18.9km (11.7 miles) 3 Wellheads Hush, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
18.9km (11.8 miles) 4 Barbary Mine, Ireshopeburn, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
19.1km (11.9 miles) 5 Racketgill Vein, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co. Durham, England, UK
19.1km (11.9 miles) 6 Low Skears Mine, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co. Durham, England, UK
19.2km (11.9 miles) 7 Snaisgill Mine, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co. Durham, England, UK
19.4km (12.1 miles) 8 Coldberry Mines, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co. Durham, England, UK
19.5km (12.1 miles) 9 Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
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