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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.5 × 2.3 cm
Description

A crystal like a cut gemstone. The faces are highly lustrous, some consist of uncountable tiny, razor sharp steps. The specimen is developed as floater with minor inter-grown muscovite, the crystals shows a clarity like cut-glass and color like emerald. In some positions you can see a light blue to purple color elong some edges, in other positions it apperas only in this amazing dark green. The color, the insity is much better in person, it really seems to glow in green fire. Undamaged. 

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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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