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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Blanchard Claims, Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13.4 × 8.4 × 3.8 cm
Description

This is a famous US classic. The Bingham mining group includes 12 mines, the particular specimen is from discovery in April 2011 at South Cut area and shows a very intense color - on the same level as the famous material from the glory hole-find. The crystals are sharp terminated and show a very nice contrast to white matrix. No significant damages to report.

Mineral Data
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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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