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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Summit Cleft, Weißeck, Murwinkel, Tamsweg District, Salzburg, Austria
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.4 × 4.4 × 2.7 cm
Description

Very fine and showy example of fluorite from the famous summit cleft. It consists of dozens of intergrown crystals showing a fine translucence and beautiful purple colouration. Some areas are more satturated and some are brighter tinted.

Mineral Data
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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