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Donor: James William Puttrell , 1869 - 1939
Dimensions: Size when on display: 90 × 200 × 120mm (3 9/16 × 7 7/8 × 4 3/4in.)
Place Object Found: Alston
Department: Earth Sciences
Accession Number: I1939.44
Many types of minerals fluoresce when under Ultraviolet. Fluorite was the first mineral identified that exhibited fluorescence and in fact, fluorescence is named after this mineral. This unusual specimen of green fluorite glows blue under UV light.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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