Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Fluorite Quartz & Opal

Views:
Watches:
SCH58105

Fluorite Quartz & Opal

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Mahodari Quarry, Nasik, Maharashtra, India
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3.4 × 2.1 cm
Description

A single ball of lustrous light brick-red color of fluorite is set on quartz crystals and with a fine microcrystalline covering of opal at the edges and at the center.

There are two small unidentified rounded aggregates present on the fluorite. The red color is quite unusual.

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

Opal

Formula: 
SiO2·nH2O
Strunz: 
4.DA.10
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Item Toolbox