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Fluorite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Fluorite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Fluorite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 14237
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Pale green translucent crystal of fluorite perched on top of plate of albite(?) crystal matrix. The fluorite shows both cubic and octahedral faces and the crystal center fluoresces green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:23 mm
Status: For reference only
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