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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Richtersveld, Namakwa District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5.9 × 3.8 cm
Description

rare material from Richersveld! The crystals show micro steps - on the photos it lloks more like dust - but all these tiny spots are micro faces! The crystals are exposed and show nice contrast to white quartz matrix. No significant damages to report - should be high valued for the rare 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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