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Fluorite

This interesting Fluorite comes from China, Fujien from Yongchun. Fluorites form green, greasy to glassy, translucent dipyramidal crystal reaching a size of up to 3,5 cm, these fluorite crystals grow into each other and a specimen with dimensions of 12,1 x 6,4 x 6,8 cm was formed.
Origin Asia » China » Fujien » Yongchun
Size category Large Cabinet (10-20 cm)
Size 12,1 x 6,4 x 6,8 cm
Weight 383 g
The biggest crystal 3,5 x 2,5 x 2,4 cm

Fluorite

Fluorite was named in 1797 by C.A.G.Napion from Latin, fluere = "flow". Fluorite, like many other minerals, fluoresces, or emits light under UV rays. The name fluorescence is just derived from fluorite. It is known and sought after for its rich range of colors. We encounter fluorites that are clear, green, purple, yellow, blue, brown, orange, etc., or striped. .It occurs in many types of rocks, whether on hydrothermal veins, in greisen, granite, pegmatite, marble and in metamorphic rocks. Most often in the shape of a cube, rarely as octahedrons. Fluorite has been used as a precious stone since ancient times, in China it was used to make amulets and small decorative items.

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