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Petrified Wood With Fluorite & Quartz

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Petrified Wood With Fluorite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Fossil
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.5 × 1 cm
Weight: 
13.00gr
Description

This is a piece of petrified wood from Chemnitz Hilbersdorf in Saxony. The fossil consists of quartz and some blue fluorite. The fossil wood is Dadoxylon sp. The age of the fossil is about 290,000,000 years. Chemnitz is currently the only known place in the world where petrified wood with fluorite is found. The wood is polished on one side. 

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

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