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Fluorite

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Locality: 
Zehntausend Ritter Mine, Frohnau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.5 × 8 × 3.8 cm
Description

Great, very dark violet, almost black, partly lustrous fluorite specimen. The cubes measure up to 1.5 cm. This well-formed fluorite cubes are on matrix. The faces show interesting growth patterns (square texture). It comes from the German locality “1000 Ritter” at Frohnau, Annaberg in Saxony. The specimen stands in the displayed position without any help. A really interesting and nice specimen. No significant damage to report backside and bottom was distracted form the rock.

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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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