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Mineral Specimen No. 72759:
Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain.

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 72759:

Mineral Species: Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions.
Location of mineral deposit: Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain.
Description: Lustrous transparent cubic (with dodecahedral edge faces) color zoned fluorite crystals to 23 mm with microscopic yellow-metallic pyrite inclusions. The fluorite crystals have colorless outer zones, purple phantom-growth zones over pale-gray core zones. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected ca. 1990. Fluoresces dull violet under 365 nm LW UV illumination.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8.5x6.5x4.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 8-19 mm
Price: $225 (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
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Fluorescent illuminated mineral Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions for sale from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain

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