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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48728
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Portales Adit, Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Transparent blue cubic fluorite crystals coating several sides of brown matrix coated with druzy quartz microcrystals. The fluorite is rich blue color, indicating it has not been bleached by exposure to sunlight (UV causes the blue to fade).
Overall Size:9x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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