Fluorite Crystals on Matrix – SNCO 040

Gemmy, light green fluorite crystals on matrix

Measurements:  46 x 22 x 18 mm

Description:  A group of gemmy, light green fluorite crystals share a matrix (conglomerate of quartz, calcite and feldspar) with very minute, gemmy quartz crystals. There appears to be no noteworthy damage.

Weight of Specimen:  11.4 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)  
2  (quartz)  
                                   CaCO3 (calcite
                                   KAlSi3O8  (feldspar)                                    

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (fluorite)  4
(quartz)  7
                                      (calcite 3                                                                                                     (feldspar)  6 - 6.5

Location:  Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 040

US $ 35

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