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Fluorite & Aquamarine

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Fluorite & Aquamarine

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Description
Locality: 
Chumar Bakhoor, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4 × 4 cm
Description

This exceptional piece features fluorite and aquamarine nestled in muscovite blades. The undamaged bright green fluorites show slightly etched shiny faces. They have grown between translucent, high gloss aquamarine crystals. A really wonderful piece all in all - the backside is cut!

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

Aquamarine

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Formula: 
Be3Al2Si6O18
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Blue
Streak: 
White
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