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Fluorite on Quartz with Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Fluorite on Quartz with Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Fluorite on Quartz with Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 42832
Mineral:Fluorite on Quartz with Galena
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Large plate of transparent blue fluorite crystals up to 11 mm across on colorless quartz matrix with a few metallic galena crystals on the rear up to 5 mm. This specimen shows no sign of fading due to exposure to light (should be stored out of sunlight). Ex. G. Loud collection #1919; originally acquired in 1993
Overall Size:16x11x5 cm
Crystals:2-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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