Stunning Specimen Fluorite on Quartz – SNCO 106

stunning specimen of yellow / green fluorite on quartz

Measurements:  46 x 28 x 23 mm

Description:  A stunning specimen of yellow / green fluorite, with some facets looking like it has iced sugar on it. This beautiful, colourful arrangement of fluorite, sits on a drusy, gemmy cluster of small quartz crystals, as well as feldspar. 

The specimen has very little damage, and comes from a rare find at the Riemvasmaak area where the famous green fluorite comes from.

Weight of Specimen:  25.7 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)  
                                        SiO2  (quartz)  
                                        KAlSi3O8  (feldspar)   

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

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

Specimen Code:  SNCO 106

US $ 75

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