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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.2 × 8.4 × 5.4 cm
Description

Famous US classic from the old, original Elmwood mine. The crystals are all very glossy and show this typical texture of tiny squares. Along all edges you can see a very strong concentration of purple color - the centers of all afces are very light with just a touch of lavender color. the assemble looks very aesthetic with this huge exposed main crystal in the top (40 mm on edges).

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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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