mineral specimens
rare minerals
mineral dealer
systematic minerals
Black Hills minerals
fine minerals
mineral dealer
Dana minerals
IMA minerals
mineral collections
rock and minerals
gem crystal
0 item @ $0.00  

Fluorite

#RS58706

Fluorite

#RS58706
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 6 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaF2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Clay Center, Ottawa Co., Ohio, United States

Orange brown crystals of Fluorite to 5mm. The crystals actually have an iridescence, which give the crystals a darker purplish surface color.  This is not captured in the photo. It is a choice specimen, and one of the better Fluorites I have seen from this locality.

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
RC Stamberg Collection
Mineralpedia
View Fluorite
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Fluorite
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Fluorite
WebMineral
View Fluorite
Mindat
View Fluorite

All photos by Dakota Matrix and are Copyrighted © and may not be used without permission. Copyright © 2022 - Dakota Matrix Minerals, Inc. Privacy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map