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Fluorite & Eisenkiesel

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Fluorite & Eisenkiesel

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Description
Locality: 
Marienschacht Mine, Wölsendorf, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

Violet fluorite crystals partely covered by red quartz crystals (Eisenkiesel).

Collected 1972 - ex Prof. Gösswein collection

 

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

Eisenkiesel

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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