Fluorite and Quartz – SNCO 001

Well-formed green fluorite pyramids with quartz

Measurements:  65 x 41 x 28 mm

Description:  Well-formed pyramids of green fluorite with good transparency and very small inclusions of pyrite, sit nestled among semi-transparent quartz crystals on a conglomerate matrix of quarz and fluorite.

The fluorite is undamaged. The only damage to the specimen is to its edges.

Weight of Specimen:  83.6 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)  
                                         SiO2  (quartz)                                      

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (fluorite)  4
                                            (quartz )  7

Location:  The well-known Riemvasmaak (Orange River area), Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 001

US $ 350






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