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Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth from Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 75993
Mineral:Fluorite with second generation Fluorite overgrowth
Locality:Riemvasmaak, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Translucent vivid-green octahedral fluorite crystals with some crystal edges overgrown with a second generation of pale-green fluorite. The green color of the fluorite from this locality is unique. The contrast of the edge overgrowth is very attractive. Collected in 2012. Fluoresces violet under longwave and shortwave UV illumination
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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