Fluorite Crystals with Hematite Coating – BARG 010

Okorusu fluorite crystal group with (?)hematite coating

Measurements:  60 x 45 x 20 mm 

Description:  A group of predominantly green fluorite crystals (and bits of purple colouring) with most of them covered by a (?)hematite coating and a fine sprinkling of feldspar. 

The only notable damage is to the edges of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  51.4 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)
                                             α -Fe2O3  (hematite)    
                                             KAlSi3O8  (feldspar) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (fluorite)  4  
                                                (hematite)  5 - 6
(feldspar)  6 - 6.5

Location:  Okorusu, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  BARG 010


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