5.5" Botryoidal Green Fluorite - Henan Province, China

 
This is a beautiful specimen of Botryoidal Green Fluorite from Henan 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.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Botryoidal
LOCATION
Guxian, Minggang, Shihe District, Xinyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China
SIZE
5.5x3x1.5"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#31470