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Fluorite

#AH52156

Fluorite

#AH52156
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaF2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Rock Candy mine, Greenwood, British Columbia, Canada

The color is much better in person with green throughout, not zoned like the photos show. The luster is subdued by tiny growth hillocks all over the octahedral faces. 

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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