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Fluorite With Calcite & Gypsum

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Fluorite With Calcite & Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 4.4 × 3.2 cm
Description

Isn't this a beauty?

Unfortunately the biggest of the purplish fluorite crystals is broken. But still nice and very interesting for it's unusual paragenesis.

Fluorite cubes and calcite scalenohedrons grow side by side, both with attachments of clear gypsum.

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

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White.

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