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Fluorite On Muscovite

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Fluorite On Muscovite

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Description
Locality: 
Chumar Bakhoor, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4 × 6.5 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.20cm
Weight: 
53.00gr
Description

A complex, undamaged fluorite crystals sits well positioned on a bed of iron stained muscovite. Some faces are lustrous, some matte, the gemmy faces allowing a peek into the crystal revealing small included pyrite clusters that seem to be floating. Depending on the light you can see golden, pale green and hints of pink colours. 

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

Muscovite

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