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FLU3808 - FLUORITE on QUARTZ

$120.00 Weight: 340 g


De’an Fluorite Mine; Wushan; De’an County; Jiujiang Prefecture; Jiangxi Province, China
72mm x 52mm x 31mm
Rich coverage of dark purple octahedral fluorite crystals to 18 mm across, etched from the underlying quartz matrix. There is also light green massive fluorite interspersed within the white quartz matrix, which also occurs within the centers of some of the larger purple octahedral crystals. Damage-free, except for some contacting around the periphery of the specimen where it was removed from the mine. Mention of this locality can be found in the article “Chinese Fluorites” in the Mineralogical Record, Volume 36, Number 1 (2005), pages 59-68.

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