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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52133
Mineral:Fluorite on Quartz with Barite
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Many large transparent blue cubic fluorite crystals to 13 mm on druzy limonite-stained quartz with bladed translucent brown barite crystals to 12 mm. This specimen shows no sign of fading, but should be stored in a drawer to prevent exposure to UV. Acquired from Ray DeMark ca. 2001
Overall Size:18x10x5 cm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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