• Fluorite with Pyrite on Quartz
  • Fluorite with Pyrite on Quartz
Quartz and Agate

Fluorite with Pyrite on Quartz

ID: CC20578
Intense deep purple zoned Fluorite crystals are attractively scattered across the surface of tiny, 1 to 2 mm, glassy white Quartz crystals making a delightful and showy small cabinet specimen.  The cubic Fluorite crystals range from 0.3 to 1.0 cm on edge and are typically about 8 mm.  All are semi-transparent and contain concentrically nested alternating zones of deep purple and deep lilac, and always with one quite colourless zone just below the surface.  Sub-1mm crystals of tarnished brass Pyrite are sparsely scattered over the Quartz surface, occurring as cuboctahedrons and pyritohedrons.  A wonderful and striking group of richly coloured and zoned Chinese -Fluorite.

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Dimensions
7.4 × 8.7 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Pyrite, Quartz

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