Fluorite Crystals on Matrix – SNCO 063

Multi-coloured fluorite crystals on matrix

Measurements:  46 x 29 x 20 mm

Description:  Fluorite crystals with a mix of colours (purple / green / yellow), together with pale milky quartz crystals, sit on a fragile conglemerate matrix. The main fluorite crystal has a peculiar table which reminds of a faceted stone. 

There is damage to the edges of the specimen, and the matrix has a flaw.

Weight of Specimen:  23.5 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 063

US $ 35



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