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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Unterlaussa, Altenmarkt, Styria, Austria
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 5.5 × 4 cm
Description

An Austrian rarity of a defunct locality. Unterlaussa in no more longer productive since decades, collecting is prohibited. The particular specimen was mined in 1983. The crystals show dark, nearly black, violet color. The faces show beautiful structures and are very glossy. Up to 14mm on edges.

The main crystal misses on corner on the backside. The assemble is very attractive.

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
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