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Fluorite Calcite & Pyrite

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Fluorite Calcite & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Piaotang Mine, Jiangxi Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 5 × 2.5 cm
Description

A base of green fluorite with calcite coated with drusy quartz.

On top of this are small clear fluorite cubes, preferentially coated by micro pyrites.

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
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