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Fluorite Schorl & Microcline

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Fluorite Schorl & Microcline

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Description
Locality: 
Tubussis Farm 22, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2 × 4 × 2.9 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.40cm
Description

A piece of crystalline white/cream matrix of microcline has scattered over it several crystals of green fluorite and black tourmaline. The cubic fluorites measure around 3mm, whilst the terminated tourmalines measure up to 1.4cm in length.

This is an interesting combination from this locality.

Some slight bruising to a few fluorite crystals.

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

Schorl

Formula: 
Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.0

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Crystal Vine

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