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Fluorite

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Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Lanehead Quarry, Stanhope, Weardale, County Durham, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 9.5 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Weight: 
230.00gr
Description

A thin matrix ironstone with one side completely covered in glassy fluorite with white frosted centres and very feint purple tinges. Only minor peripheral damage from extraction.

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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