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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Okoruso Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 5 × 3.6 cm
Description

Fluorite from the famous Okorusu mine. Displays intergrown fluorite cubes with colorful phantoms inside the crystals. Fluorites are very lustrous, glassy, with light square texture and transparent. With sharply contrasting phantom growths, a very deep mauve color and light yellow, both colors being rare at Okorusu, where green is usually the dominant color for the Fluorite. First, second, fourth, and fifth photo with LED light as backlit. No significant damage to report! The specimen stands in the displayed position without any support. The bottom and back side was cut (first photo).

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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
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