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Fluorite and Barite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Fluorite and Barite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Fluorite and Barite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 15644
Mineral:Fluorite and Barite
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Beautiful purple to blue cubic fluorite crystals coating front and back of matrix with minor white barite. The fluorite crystals have internal phantom zones of darker purple color surrounded with paler blue outer zones. Color will fade in sunlight.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:4-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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