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Fluorite with Pyrite from Samine Fluorite Mine, Djebel el Hammam, 44 km southwest of Meknes, Morocco

 
Fluorite with Pyrite from Samine Fluorite Mine, Djebel el Hammam, 44 km southwest of Meknes, Morocco

Fluorite with Pyrite from Samine Fluorite Mine, Djebel el Hammam, 44 km southwest of Meknes, Morocco

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Pyrite from Samine Fluorite Mine, Djebel el Hammam, 44 km southwest of Meknes, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 29817
Mineral:Fluorite with Pyrite
Locality:Samine Fluorite Mine, Djebel el Hammam, 44 km southwest of Meknes, Morocco
Description:Translucent green fluorite crystal with octahedral overall shape, but with surfaces covered in smaller parallel cubic crystal faces. Tiny pyrite microcrystals are scattered throughout in the crevices of the fluorite. Minute damage is visible under 20x.
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:.5-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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