John Betts - Fine Minerals
Large plate of crystallized translucent tan-colored Witherite (fluoresces white under ultraviolet illumination) with no matrix attached. The Witherite crystals are in aggregates up to 15 mm long of smaller, parallel crystals. One end has remnants of a wax base. No damage. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5955, originally acquired in 1983.
Settlingstones Mine, Hexham, Northumberland, England
12 x 8 x 2.5 cm.