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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Epprechtstein Quarry, Fichtel Mountains, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.4 × 1.2 cm
Description

A single fluorite cube on darker matrix. The well-crystallized exposed cube measures 9 mm on the edge. The faces are highly glossy with a fine texture. As you can see on the pictures, there is an intense blue zoning along the edges of a violet zoning in the center.

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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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