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RBR742367

Fluorite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.5 × 5 cm
Description

This is a very fine specimen of so called "aquarium-fluorite", a variety taht is named after it's perfect clearity. This type is the most wanted kind of fluorite from the Dalnegorsk area. The specimen shows some very clear crystals in association with quartz crystals and some minor calcite. The specimen is in very good condition, there are many spots to explore at it. Some quartz crystals are completly inside the fluorite, you can see them from many directions.

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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