Fluorite, galena

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A large crystal of purple fluorite grown in a cavity of colorless fluorite along with rock crystal druses on which shiny galena crystals sit.

Formula:

CaF2  and PbS

Group:,
Group:

Halides

Country:

Locality:

La Viesca Mine, Huergo, La Collada mining area, Asturias

Dimensions:

10,5 x 7 x 5,5 cm

Color:

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Zodiac:

Aquarius, Pisces

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Categories: Minerals, SKU: JL050
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Description

Fluorite belongs to the cubic crystal system. Its name comes from Latin fluere-flow, according to its ability to facilitate the melting of metals. The name of element fluorine and the physical phenomenon of fluorescence, that fluorite often exhibits, has also been derived from the fluorite. Ancient Greeks made vases and containers of it. Its color can be very variable, almost all shades are known.

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Additional information

Formula:

CaF2  and PbS

Group:,
Group:

Halides

Country:

Locality:

La Viesca Mine, Huergo, La Collada mining area, Asturias

Dimensions:

10,5 x 7 x 5,5 cm

Color:

,

Zodiac:

Aquarius, Pisces

Zodiac:, ,
Categories: Minerals,