• Fluorite with Quartz
  • Fluorite with Quartz
  • Fluorite with Quartz
  • Fluorite with Quartz
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Fluorite with Quartz

$1,700.00   €1,430  £1,290.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC16437
Pale golden-honey to dark honey-lemon cubes of Fluorite form intergrown crystals over a matrix of massive Fluorite from the cobalt-silver mining area at Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, in the Annaberg District of Saxony, Germany.  The crystals are all over 2 cm on edge, but one exceptional cube measures 5.6 cm along one edge. The Fluorite is translucent with a patchy honey-yellow colour and delicate near-surface zoning.  Most of the cube faces are coated in a very thin, but opaque, film of micro-crystallised cream Quartz.  Under LWUV the Fluorite fluoresces deep royal purple and the Quartz, dull lemon-yellow.  A very good specimen from the mines around Annaberg-Buchholz.

Details

Dimensions
12.1 × 10.0 × 5.0 cm
Categories
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Locality
Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge District, Saxony, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Quartz

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