Fluorite, Calcite, Quartz

Specimen ID: GLG-Y8M

Fluorite : CaF2
Calcite : CaCO3
Quartz : SiO2
As recorded:
Shangbao Mine, Leiyang, Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Mindat locality:
94mm x 81mm x 46mm
Cubo-octahedral Fluorite crystal with smooth cube faces and the octahedron has polycrystalline growths. It is transparent, very bright and has a very intense lilac color, darker on cubic faces. The crystal, implanted on a Quartz matrix, is coated by white scalenohedral Calcite crystals.
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