Derbyshire spar

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Description

    • draft be cause is duplicate of info in Blue John)A translucent, bluish-purple fluorspar mineral obtained from Derbyshire in England.

See fluorite, and bluejohn.

Synonyms and Related Terms

bluejohn; fluorite

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Jack Odgen, Jewellery of the Ancient World, Rizzoli International Publications Inc., New York City, 1982
  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "Derbyshire." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2004. Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. 17 Nov. 2004 .

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