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Fluorite & Hematite On Quartz

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Fluorite & Hematite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Seebach Cliff, Friedrichroda, Thuringian Forest, Thuringia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

An outstanding floater with colourzoned green fluorite of good colour showing a light blue core on quartz. Fluorite cube on the front side measures 0.6 cm, the aggregates on the back side are 2.5 cm together. The quartz is partly overgrown by and includes tiny hematite aggregates.

Excellent and very attractive specimen for the locality. Out of my personal collection.

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

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0

Quartz

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

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