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Fluorite & Quartz

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Fluorite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Fontsante, Var, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 4.1 × 2.5 cm
Description

Small but representative specimen of polychrome fluorite partially covered by transparent quartz crystals. Nice purple phantoms and stepped surface.

Acquired in 1994, it is an Ex. Marcel Cromphout specimen, #2216.

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

Quartz

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

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