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Fluorite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Fluorite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Locality:Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Translucent purple cubic crystals of fluorite up to 20 mm each on brown limonite gossan matrix. The fluorite crystals are well crystallized with a slight etched texture on the outer surfaces. No damage. Fluoresces dull red under UV illumination. Ex. Frech collection #17
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:8-20 mm
Archived: For reference only






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