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Fluorite

#AH51623

Fluorite

#AH51623
Availability
Sold
Size
8.5 x 4 x 5.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaF2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Clay Center, Ottawa Co., Ohio, United States

These suckers are always hard to photo for me as the lighting never the captures the true golden brown color of the Fluorite from this locality. Some have excellent iridescents, this one does not. Nonethelss, there are large nicely formed crystals to 15mm.

It was acquired by Hampson in 1945.

Fluorite

Formula
CaF2 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Massive - Granular, Disseminated 
Cleavage
Three perfect, octahedral cleavages. 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
purple, clear, yellow, green, red, blue 
Streak
white 
Geological Setting
Occurs in a wide range of geologic environments including low temperature Missississippi Valley lead-zinc deposits, hydrothermal gold deposits, Alpine cleft metamorphic environments  
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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