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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.2 × 4.5 × 3.4 cm
Description

From a small discovery in the late 80ties. An Austrian collector friend was there, when this specimen was discovered and brought some samples to Austria. The crystals are sharp terminated with some modofications along edges. There is one single crystal which shows light lavender color while the group on the left hand side appears in pale green. Very nice contrast with yellow-brown Muscovite. Very rare and uncommon material. No significent damages to report.

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