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Fluorite On Baryte

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Fluorite On Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Justice Level, Langthwaite, Arkengarthdale, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 2.5 × 5 cm
Description

This is a beautiful little specimen with attractive flowers that are liberally sprinkled with a layer of sharp colourless fluorite crystals. The fluorites have such a high transparency that although they are numerous they are difficult to spot in the images.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
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