Fluorite, Calcite

Specimen ID: L08-VC0

Fluorite : CaF2
Calcite : CaCO3
Mindat locality:
10cm x 7cm x 6cm

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Rare purple Fluorite from Artenberg. While the octahedron was the most common crystal form of Fluorite at this location the more complex forms are much more rare. Markel states in his book about Minerals of the Black Forest that these types of crystals were found in the first half of 20th century.
Holger Klapproth - 13th June 2019
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