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Fluorite & Calcite

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Fluorite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Jingbian, Anqing Prefecture, Anhui Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.8 × 7.3 × 3 cm
Description

Highly lustrous fluorite with reddish-purple color partially covered with translucent bright calcite crystals. The faces of the fluorite show a very good square texture. Very intensive color on the edges with LED backlit. First and second, fourth, and fifth photo with lower LED light as backlit, much better in person! Very appealing specimen with high quality!

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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