Fluorite Crystals on Quartz Crystals – SNCO 042

Zoned purple fluorite crystals on phantom quartz crystals

Measurements:  35 x 27 x 15 mm

Description:  Lovely purple zoned fluorite crystals, up to 7 mm on edge, sit on a group of clear phantom quartz crystals. The phantoms have minute specks of hematite.

The main fluorite crystal has only a few minute nicks, while the other small fluorite crystals are damged. Most of the quartz crystals have undamaged terminations.

Weight of Specimen:  13.1 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)  
                                      SiO2  (quartz)                                      

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

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

Specimen Code:  SNCO 042

US $ 28

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