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Fluorite On Calcite

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Fluorite On Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
NBHC Mines, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 6.4 × 4.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

Near the centre of a group of calcite crystals many of which have  black manganese incusions/phantoms is a pale blue ofluorite octahedra with modified cubic faces along the crystal edge. The fluorite crystal has an attractive silky luster and was collected in the NBHC Mine

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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