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Spessartine Quartz Mica & Fluorite

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RBR175423

Spessartine Quartz Mica & Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Tongbei, Yunxiao County, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11 × 6.5 × 4 cm
Description

Very nice, undamaged specimen rich covered by oranage spessartine and brown smoky-quartz. Color, luster and contrast are excellent. Some mica in between and a clear fluorite-crystal in a vug on the backside. This quality is rarely offered at the moment.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Quartz

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

Mica

Group Parent: 
Mica Group

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