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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Villabona, Asturias, Spain
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.7 × 2.7 cm
Description

Yellow to amber colored cubic crystals of fluorite measuring up to 1.3 cm on edge on matrix. The crystals are glassy and with a lot of transparency. The backside is also crystalized with small fluorite and reddish calcite. A sprinkling of bright brassy pyrite micro-crystals is present as well. Nice floater, no significant damage to report.

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
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