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Posted by Paolo Franchi  
Identification needed
May 13, 2012 07:32PM
Mineral from Erongo mountains, Namibia, buy in a local market.
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Re: Identification needed
May 13, 2012 08:17PM
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Probably pale violet fluorite (note the excellent cleavage).
avatar Re: Identification needed
May 19, 2012 11:04PM
Definately massive fluorite in quartz - I doubt the Erongo locality, probably one of teh many undefined fluorite diggings somewhere close to Uis.
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