Fluorite and Quartz Crystals – SNCO 018

Green fluorite crystal with quartz and chalcedony crystals




Measurements:  75 x 57 x 46 mm

Description:  A green fluorite crystal, with 3 of the 4 termination sides beautifully "framed", with minute crystal growth within the frames, sits on a group of milky quartz crystals with a thin layer of chalcedony crystals at the bottom. 

The only damage to the fluorite is a neat pressure mark where it joins the quartz. The quartz crystals have a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  179.4 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)  
                                       SiO2  (quartz and chalcedony)  
                                    

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (fluorite)  4
                                          (quartz
and chalcedony)  7

Location:  The well-known Riemvasmaak, Orange River, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 018

US $ 250





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