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Fluorite & Quartz

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Fluorite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Huanggang Mine, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 3.1 × 3 cm
Description

This is a fine fluorite miniature that is very hard to photograph fairly. It hosts a sharp and lustrous, transparent octahedral crystal of fluorite on mostly quartz. You can see through the crystal to the back of the fluorite. In excellent condition this is a very interesting and excellent Chinese fluorite mini!

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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