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Fluorite & Elbaite

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Fluorite & Elbaite

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Description
Locality: 
Chumar Bakhoor, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4 × 4 cm
Description

A fine specimen of transparent, green fluorite accompanid by tabular muscovite and olive green elbaite. The fluorite features idiomorphic cuboctahedrons. They are sharp and lustrous and they are showing most of the faces. The elbaite is high lustrous as well, vertical striated and well terminated. A good combination piece.

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

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

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