Fluorite with Quartz - SNCO 014

Fluorite dome aggregate and quartz

Measurements:  49 x 45 x 32 mm

Description:  A domed aggregate of stepped fluorite crystals with a few milky quartz crystals attached to the edges. 

The fluorite crystals started off with a blueish to purple colouring, but received a final, thin growth of greenish / yellow fluorite. Image top right shows the bottom of the specimen.

The only damage is to the edges of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  101.7 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)  
                                       SiO2  (quartz)                            

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

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

Specimen Code:  SNCO 014

US $ 45

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