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Quartz Psm Fluorite

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Quartz Psm Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Silverton, Animas, San Juan County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 11 × 7 cm
Description

A cluster of quartz on octahedral fluorite crystals from the San Juan Mountains. The San Juans are renown for their production of such quality quartz encrustations. This piece has good luster. This is an opportunity to add an affordable Colorado epimorph to your collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

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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