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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Beihilfe Mine, Halsbrucke, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
14 × 8.5 × 7.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
5.50cm
Description

A large specimen of colorzoned, blue fluorite crystals up to 5.5 cm. The crystals are sitting on a yellow Fluorite matrix. Inside the blue fluorite cubes the yellow cores of the crystals are visible.

This specimen comes from the worldfamous find in the so called "Blaue Druse" (blue cavern) in the year 1964 in the Beihilfe Mine, Halsbrücker Spat.

Representative example with minor contacts of this highly sought after material.

Mineral Data
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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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