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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Schwarze Wand, Tauern Valley, Spittal an der Drau District, Carinthia, Austria
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.4 × 5.8 × 2 cm
Description

The Bockriegel discovery is the only important Fluorite discovery which was ever made in the entire region and the discovery was published in Lapis-magazine 2 months ago and it should be ranked high as great rarity. There is one very remarkable detail on this specimen: I show specimen on front and backside; on one side you can see sharp octahedrons intergrown to tiny quartz crystals, the other side show modified crystals. So we have to different habits on front and backside. No significent damages to report.

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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
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