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Fluorite & Quartz

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Fluorite & Quartz

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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: 
5.9 × 4.7 × 1.5 cm
Description

The Bockriegel discovery is the only important Fluorite discovery which was ever made in the entire region and produced only little quantity. The discovery was published in Lapis-magazine in spring and it should be ranked high as great rarity. The secimen is covered with tiny sparkling quartz crystals. fluorite shows octahedral habit, the termination is very sharp, faces are semi-lustrous and color is pale green. In the center you can see an exposed group of intergrown fluorite crystals. 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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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