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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Locality: 
Berbes, Asturias, Spain
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.4 × 6.3 × 4.2 cm
Description

This floater shows etched, lustrous faces with amazing texture. The outer zones are nearly colorless with only minor blue color tones. The center of the crystal shows an intense saturation, nearly purple! One photo shows the specimen without any backlight, the second with just moderately backlight. Luster and texture are much better in person. No significant damages to report.

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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
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