Sharp 5.32" Fluorite on Aragonite & Quartz, China

Here is a sharp specimen of purple and green octahedral fluorite on quartz and aragonite matrix from the De'an Fluorite Mine in Jiangxi Province, China.

Fluorite is a halide mineral comprised of calcium and fluorine, CaF2. The word fluorite is from the Latin fluo, which means to flow. In 1852 fluorite gave its name to the phenomenon known as fluorescence, or the property of fluorite to glow a different color depending upon the bandwidth of the ultraviolet light it is exposed to.
FOR SALE
$115
DETAILS
SPECIES
Fluorite
LOCATION
De'an Fluorite Mine, Jiangxi Province, China
SIZE
5.32x2.8"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#31858