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Fluorite (rare tetrahexahedral crystal form) from Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Fluorite (rare tetrahexahedral crystal form) from Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Fluorite (rare tetrahexahedral crystal form) from Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Fluorite (rare tetrahexahedral crystal form) from Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Fluorite (rare tetrahexahedral crystal form) from Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 57327
Mineral:Fluorite (rare tetrahexahedral crystal form)
Locality:Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Large transparent fluorite crystals exhibiting the rare tetrahexahedral crystal form that resembles shallow four-sided pyramids truncated by the square cubic face. The fluorite crystals are mostly greenish-gray, but some are purple.
Overall Size:9x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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