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Fluorite & Calcite

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Fluorite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Leiyang County, Hengyang, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 4.9 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.50cm
Description

A very unusual cluster of fluorites, with gemmy, green octohedra to 2.5cm across on edge covered with fine Calcite. Under Tungsten light it always looks blue. I think there is a little bit of blue in the center of the crystals. Not free of contacts.

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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