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Fluorite & Sphalerite Var Rubinblende

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Fluorite & Sphalerite Var Rubinblende

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Description
Locality: 
Beihilfe Mine, Halsbrucke, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Description

A nicely twinned dark ice blue fluorite crystal perches on white botryoidal baryte which is dusted with red orange sphalerite crystals. Very rare combination and incredible contrast! Main crystal has a cleavage chip and a nearly unvisible ding on the inner side. Doesnt influence the appearence.

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

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Rubinblende

Synonym Of: 

Pyrargyrite

Formula: 
Ag3SbS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Hardness: 
2.5

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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