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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Giromagny, Territoire-de-Belfort, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 4.2 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

This sample is crystallized all around except bottom and left side. Pretty troncated galena gives another color on this specimen. Pale yellow crystals are bright and frosted a little at center. Visean's age Volcano-sedimentary Matrix, is result from gigantics pyroclastics eruptions, and is covered by a micro-quartz skin. Historically this vein was already worked by adits anfd schafts (13 under the river level!) from the 16th century to 18th. Renowned as very productive, this mine is'nt accessible since the mid-18th century. An outcrop, recently found, provided some well-cristallized fluorite in association with galena. Discovery recounted in the French journal "Le regne mineral No. 107." European shipping: 18$ (14€) (Following label and Proof of deposit & signature included. Insurance: 1$/150$ offered).

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

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Seller's terms and conditions

Items will be carefully packaged.
Shipping:
- See shipping seller policy for Internationals costs or ask a question.
- Crystals will be only in parcel, not in letter except micromount in MM box if less than 10 samples (thickness 3cm max.).
- Returns only if damaged items --> send pictures and contact seller before sending.
- Possible shipping insurance --> contact seller. Offered over 100€ invoice.

For any questions I'll be pleased to give response.

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