• Fluorite with Dolomite
Fluorite and Halides

Fluorite with Dolomite

$500.00   €421  £380.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19532
Pearly-white Dolomite crystals of 2 to 4mm, dusted terracotta and burnt carmine, are richly scattered over a flat plate of crystallised apple-green Fluorite.  This eye-catching miniature is from the Heißer Stein mine at Stulln in the Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District of Upper Palatinate, Germany.  The Fluorite forms compound crystals with quite amazing gently curved, concave faces, reminiscent of the parabolic mirror in a reflecting telescope.  These are composed from 1 to 2 mm cubic crystals that stack with adjacent crystals, each slightly rotating and so forming the parabolic surface.  Quite remarkable.  A superbly unusual Fluorite with Dolomite with the added advantage of being highly aesthetic.


5.3 × 6.7 × 2.1 cm
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides
Heißer Stein Mine, Stulln, Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Dolomite, Fluorite

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