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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Bergmännisch Glück Mine, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 3.5 × 3 cm
Description

Specimen of amber yellow fluorite crystals up to 4.8 cm! The fluorite shows on the back light beige, elongated, highly lustrous barite crystals up to 1.5 cm. Some barite crystals are doubly terminated. As seen in the picture some golden chalcopyrite crystals have grown on top of the fluorites making this piece even more attractive. The surfaces of the fluorite are high-gloss and show a fine square structure. The location "Bergmännisch Glück" is famous for special fluorite. Truly a charming piece!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic