AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from New Mexico > Fluorite on Quartz

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

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

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

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

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

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

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 78357
Mineral:Fluorite on Quartz
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Transparent blue cubic fluorite crystals to 8 mm on quartz. The faces of the fluorite crystals have microscopic crystallization patterns giving them a satin-like luster. The fluorite fluoresces violet under LW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:25x15x15 mm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Arizona & New Mexico, USA > Fluorite Specimens

 

  Buy Fluorite on Quartz at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Fluorite Specimens

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;