Fluorite on Quartz – SNCO 013

Small, dark purple fluorite crystals on quartz crystals

Measurements:  38 x 29 x 17 mm

Description:  Small, dark purple fluorite crystals sit on a group of pale, semi-clear quartz crystals. 

Some of the fluorite crystals have minute nicks, while the only damage to the quartz group, is at its lower end where it parted from its matrix. 

Weight of Specimen:  16.8 g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)  
                                         SiO2  (quartz)                                      

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

Location:  Orange River area, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 013

US $ 18





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