• Fluorite
  • Fluorite
Fluorite and Halides


$250.00   €247  £210.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC32137
Large, composite cubes of deep blackberry purple Fluorite crystals form a compact small cabinet specimen from Melchor Múzquiz in Coahuila, Mexico. The largest cube measures 5 cm on edge while the smallest measures 3 cm. The outward pointing faces are built form interlocking stepped crystal faces with a pixelated mosaic structure. The intergrown cubes are generally opaque dark purple, almost black, but around the edges, where the Fluorite is thinner, light is able to penetrate, producing a lovely deep lilac translucency.


7.5 × 10.0 × 5.5 cm
Fluorite and Halides, Latest Additions
Melchor Múzquiz, Mun. de Melchor Múzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

Related Mineral Specimens

Fluorite with Calcite
 Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, USA, North America
I’ve been describing specimens for longer than I care to remember.  Given the infinite variety...
Fluorite with Dolomite
 Ullcoats Mine, Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England, Europe
The West Cumberland Iron Field is known for its famous five ‘iconic’ species, one of which is gemmy...
Fluorite on Quartz
 Kara-Oba, Betpakdala Desert, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan
A somewhat rugged looking combination of opaque, mottled purple octahedral Fluorite crystals perched...
 Papa Pocket, Diana Maria Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, Co. Durham, England
A mix of single cubic Fluorite crystals and interpenetrant twins form an 8 cm rib of bright emerald...