Fluorite on Chalcedony and Quartz – SNCO 024

Botryoidal fluorite on chalcedony and quartz

Measurements:  86 x 40 x 29 mm

Description:  Botryoidal fluorite, ranging in colour from clear to dark purple, together with a few cubes of small, light purple fluorite, sit on a thin layer of chalcedony and quartz. 

Some of the fluorite crystals are damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  103.9 g

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

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

Location:  Orange River pegmatites, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 024

US $ 40                          


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