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Fluorite (tetrahexahedral crystals) from Caravia-Berbes District, Asturias, Spain

 
Fluorite (tetrahexahedral crystals) from Caravia-Berbes District, Asturias, Spain

Fluorite (tetrahexahedral crystals) from Caravia-Berbes District, Asturias, Spain

DESCRIPTION:No. 42366
Mineral:Fluorite (tetrahexahedral crystals)
Locality:Caravia-Berbes District, Asturias, Spain
Description:Rich cluster of translucent blue-purple fluorite crystals covering three sides of the specimen. The fluorite crystal exhibit the rare tetrahexahedral crystal form. The matrix, possibly a soft clay, was coated with a sealant to stabilize. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5551; originally acquired in 1983
Overall Size:6.5x5.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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