Apalachee Minerals

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FLU4878 - FLUORITE

$750.00 Weight: 567 g


Huanggang Mine; Keshiketeng County; Chifeng Prefecture; Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
102mm x 47mm x 43mm
Spectacular cluster of colorless cuboctahedral fluorites with minor dodecahedral faces. Individual crystals are up to 28 mm across; cubic faces show triangular step patterning, with the other faces smooth. Crystalline on three sides. One very minor ding visible under 20x magnification; otherwise completely damage-free. See the special “China IV” issue of the Mineralogical Record, Volume 43, Number 5 (2012), pages 529-563 for a discussion about this locality.

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