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Fluorite & Rock Crystal

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Fluorite & Rock Crystal

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Description
Locality: 
Schwarze Wand, Tauern Valley, Spittal an der Drau District, Carinthia, Austria
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 3.2 × 1.8 cm
Description

Floater piece from a renowned alpine fluorite cleft worked by Rudolf Hasler in 1998 and 2013 (cf. Lapis 03/2014). Nicely balanced specimen in paragenesis with mostly clear and lustrous rock crystals. The fluorite octahedra measure up to 11 mm on edge. The second fluorite generation grown in rhombic dodecahedral habit with ink-blue color accents is the unique feature of this particular find. The specimen is in excellent condition, free of significant damage Please watch the 360° HD video for your convenience.

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

Rock Crystal

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
Hardness: 
0.0
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Fluorite & Rock Crystal - Mallnitz

JN Minerals

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