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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Gletschhorn, Furka Pass, Urseren, Uri, Switzerland
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 3.6 × 2.7 cm
Description

A wonderful, well shaped pink octahedron in remarkable dimension. The upper third is nearly colorless, down to the base the crystal shows more and more saturation. The most attractive indicator is the amazing texture on all faces and the very good luster. A really fine specimen from this more uncommon locality.

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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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