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Fluorite

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Locality: 
Le Burg Mine, Midi-Pyrénées, France
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.9 × 4.5 × 4.8 cm
Description

A very interesting and uncommon specimen from this famous loaclity. The clarity is excellent, the crystal shows various steps of light blue, but also a touch of yellow in the center and sharp zoning along the edges. Faces of the sharp terminated crystals are very glossy. Material from the locality is generally hard to obatin and in this color it represents really a gret rarity.Backside was on the rock, 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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