Fluorite on Chalcedony - SNCO 044

Purple / yellow fluorite crystals on quartz crystals on quartz crystals and chalcedony

Measurements:  44 x 41 x 22 mm

Description:  A group of purple fluorite crystals (with yellowish inner frame) sits on small quartz crystals and chalcedony. When the fluorite is held against light, lovely colour patterns can be seen

The fluorite has neat pressure and contact marks, while the quartz / chalcedony matrix is damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  39.1 g

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

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

Location:  Riemvasmaak, Orange River Area, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 044

US $ 25





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