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Fluorite Calcite & Pyrite

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Fluorite Calcite & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Elatsite Copper Deposit, Sofiagrad, Bulgaria
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.3 × 6.4 × 6.2 cm
Description

Greenstone matrix with a vein of slightly pink calcite which acts as the host for a good scatter of pyrite in subhedral grains and an embedded crystal of green fluorite.

The fluorite fluoresces bright blue and the calcite pinkish red in shortwave ultraviolet light.  Fluorescence of both is even more vivid under medium wave whilst only the fluorite shows in long wave.

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

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