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Fluorite On Quartz Arsenopyrite & Muscovite

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Fluorite On Quartz Arsenopyrite & Muscovite

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Description
Locality: 
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 5.6 × 5.7 cm
Description

A pale purple fluorite cube with dark purple edges rests on a bed of quartz, arsenopytite and pearly muscovite with a light scattering of small purple fluorites

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

Arsenopyrite

Formula: 
FeAsS
Strunz: 
2.EB.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0

Muscovite

Formula: 
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
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