• Quartz var. Eisenkiesel on Fluorite
  • Quartz var. Eisenkiesel on Fluorite
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Quartz var. Eisenkiesel on Fluorite

ID: CC21909
Lustrous, deep pigeon blood red crystals of Eisenkiesel, the Hematite-included variety of Quartz, densely cover a flat bed of dark inky purple black cubic Fluorite crystals which average between 3 and 5 mm on edge. The base of the specimen is mainly the underside of the Fluorite in massive form and almost a uniform black with a hint of purple. The dark Fluorite crystals have a slightly waxy lustre while the Eisenkiesel is brighter and glassy. The combination makes a striking cabinet specimen from the Johannesschacht mine in the Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany.

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Dimensions
8.5 × 9.0 × 2.6 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Latest Additions, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Johannesschacht Mine, Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Quartz

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