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Fluorite Schorl Siderite & Feldspar Group

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Fluorite Schorl Siderite & Feldspar Group

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 2.5 × 1.9 cm
Description

A very nice specimen from a small recent discovery in Erongo Mts., the specimen is developed as floater. The snowy white feldspat is sharp terminated and shows a very attractive silhouette. On it you can see a glassy sea-green modified fluorite crystal in combination with a dark brown siderite and a glossy schorl crystal. A truely wonderful and highly aesthetic thumbnail!

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

Schorl

Formula: 
Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.0

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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