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Fluorite

#AH52100

Fluorite

#AH52100
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaF2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Blanchard mine, Socorro Co., New Mexico, United States

Large impressive cubic crystal to 6cm across. This must be large for the locality and I believe it is a floater as there doesn't seem to be any attachment poits. More accurately it is from the Sunshine #1 Tunnel from Ray DeMark and collected in 1988.

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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