Group of Fluorite Crystals –  SNCO 064

Vivid green fluorite crystal group with inclusions




Measurements:  32 x 27 x 20 mm

Description:  A group of vivid green fluorite crystals with inclusions of minute pyrite bits, and also a darker (to us, unknown) mineral. On some surfaces are bits of quartz. It has good transparency.

The specimen has a few small contact marks. 

It comes from our private collection.

Weight of Specimen:  14.1 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2 (fluorite)  
                                       SiO2 (quartz)  

                                        FeS2 (pyrite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (fluorite) 4
                                          (quartz
7
                                           (pyrite) 6 - 6.5                 

Location:  The well-known Riemvasmaak (Orange River area), Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 064

US $ 160

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