Fluorite and (?)Feldspar on Matrix – VAR 020

Measurements:  103 x 94 x 33 mm 

Description:  Dark fluorite crystals, with mostly a purple colouring, on a conglomorate matrix of fluorite and quartz, with groups of white (?)feldspar crystals. 

Some of the fluorite crystals have nicks, while there is damage to the edges of the specimen.  The images on the right show the bottom and widest side of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  376 g

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

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

Location:  Okorusu mine, Otjiwarongo, Namibia, Africa.

Specimen Code:  VAR 020

US $ 120

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