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Fluorite & Sphalerite

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Fluorite & Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
1st Sovetskii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13 × 8.4 × 6.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.40cm
Description

A very fine specimen from Dalnegorsk richly covered with pale purple to green octahedral fluorite crystals, up to 2.4 cm, black sphalerite crystals up to 1.5 cm and some milky-white quartz crystals. A showy display piece in very good condition.

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

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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