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Quartz With Fluorite Inclusions

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Quartz With Fluorite Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Ambatofinandrahana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 1.6 × 1.4 cm
Description

Well terminated clear quartz with dozen tiny purple fluorite inclusions.Very unique sample. Found in 2005. Minor damage as seen on other quartz crystals contact.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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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