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Fluorite With Pyrite Inclusions

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Fluorite With Pyrite Inclusions

Ex-David J. Eicher Collection; ex-John H. Eicher Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorospar District, Illinois, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2 × 1.8 cm
Description

Cleaved octahedron of light violet fluorite with a polished base so that it stands upright; contains dozens of spectacular inclusions of pyrite. This is an amazingly rich and quite rare, old-time piece, acquired in the 1940s.

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
David J. Eicher

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