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Fluorite with Calcite

#AH54903

Fluorite with Calcite

#AH54903
Availability
Available
Price
$60.00
Size
10 x 8 x 5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
CaF2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Very faint purple Fluorite crystals to 4cm on edge with an interesting silky luster from countless parallel overgrowths. On the right side is a group of Calcite crystals with rhombic crystals to 5mm.

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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