• Fluorite with Pyrite and Quartz
  • Fluorite with Pyrite and Quartz
Fluorite and Halides

Fluorite with Pyrite and Quartz

ID: CC20579
A beautiful miniature specimen of lilac and lavender cubic Fluorite crystals richly scattered over a semi-translucent milky terminated Quartz crystal.  This delightful specimen is from the Yaogangxian mine in Hunan Province, China, a mine which works the tungsten-tin deposit in the contact aureole of the Mesozoic Yaogangxian pluton.  The Fluorite crystals vary between about 5 to 8 mm on edge, are semi-transparent and all contain excellent nested colour zoning and phantoms.  Scattered around the Fluorite are tarnished brassy cubic Pyrite crystals of up to 1 mm.  A splendid, zoned Fluorite from the Yaogangxian mine, China.

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Dimensions
5.7 × 6.6 × 4.8 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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