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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Laussa, Styria, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.8 × 3.8 × 4.2 cm
Description

Very rare material from a famous locality in Gutensteiner lime-stone. The locality was discovered in 1973, after some small finds, the owner of the area prohibited field collecting. So there was only a very small quantity more than 40 years ago. Should be ranked very high for the rare locality! The color of the stepped crystals is dark purple.  

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
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