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Fluorite On Artichoke Quartz & Phantoms

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Fluorite On Artichoke Quartz & Phantoms

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Description
Locality: 
Zhanuzak, Kent Massif, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13 × 10.2 × 5 cm
Description

Nice big specimen with green fluorite octahedrons on grayish quartz crystals. Some of the quartz crystals show very nice phantoms and some are artichokes. Hard to photograph. Much better in nature.

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

Artichoke Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0

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