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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 4.5 × 2.7 cm
Description

Beautiful deep purple banded fluorite. The outer colourless zone is almost transparent and has a nicely stepped surface. much better in person. A super little specimen from the less commonly offered Namibian side of the river.

 

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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