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Fluorite from
Fontsante Mine, Tanneron, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Fluorite
Formula:CaF2
Comments:Very good crystals with several habits in all the mine
Colour:green, white, purple, yellow, colorless, rarely blue
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Significance:Significant commercial deposit of this mineral.
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mari G. (2002), La mine de Fontsante (Var), Le Règne Minéral, n°43, pp: 38-60
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz20 photos of Fluorite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Baryte8 photos of Fluorite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Manganoan Calcite4 photos of Fluorite associated with Manganoan Calcite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite2 photos of Fluorite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Marcasite2 photos of Fluorite associated with Marcasite at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Fluorite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Sellaite2 photos of Fluorite associated with Sellaite at this locality.
Galena1 photo of Fluorite associated with Galena at this locality.
Paracoquimbite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Paracoquimbite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Fontsante Mine, Tanneron, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorite
2.8km (1.7 miles) A Les Trois Vallons mine, Les Adrets, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
3.6km (2.2 miles) B Maraval mine, Tanneron, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
4.0km (2.5 miles) C Saint Jean - La Berle Mine, Les Adrets, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
4.4km (2.8 miles) D Rhyolite outcrop, La Charbonniere Lake, Les Adrets, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
5.5km (3.4 miles) E Les Trois Termes Mine, Les Adrets, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
5.5km (3.4 miles) F Garrot Mines, Tanneron, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
5.9km (3.7 miles) G L'Avellan mine, Fréjus, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
7.3km (4.6 miles) H Le Charbonnier Mine, Fréjus, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
7.9km (4.9 miles) I R. N. 7 outcrop, Fréjus, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
8.8km (5.5 miles) J Le Baladou outcrop, Agay, Saint Raphael, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
9.5km (5.9 miles) K Le Gratadis ravine, Agay, Saint Raphael, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
10.1km (6.3 miles) L Le Mal-Infernet ravine, Agay, Saint Raphael, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
10.3km (6.4 miles) M Rhyolitic lava flows, Reyran valley, Fréjus, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
10.6km (6.6 miles) N Basaltics lava flows, Reyran valley, Fréjus, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
12.8km (8.0 miles) O Petits Caous quarry, Saint Raphael, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
20.3km (12.6 miles) P Pennafort, Callas, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
29.2km (18.1 miles) Q Les Porres Mine, Les Arcs, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
31.4km (19.5 miles) R Vallon-Caoüd mine, Vallon de l'Aube, Vidauban, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
31.9km (19.8 miles) S Valaury mine (Vallaury mine), Plan-de-la-Tour, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
32.1km (19.9 miles) T Les Bouis mine, Vallon de l'Aube, Vidauban, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
32.3km (20.1 miles) U Le Barrage vein, Vaucron mine, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
32.5km (20.2 miles) V Antibou vein, Vaucron mine, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
32.8km (20.4 miles) W La Fonderie vein, Vaucron mine, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
33.1km (20.6 miles) X Les Magnans vein, Vaucron mine, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
33.3km (20.7 miles) Y Les Garçons vein, Vaucron mine, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
33.3km (20.7 miles) Z Colle Dure vein, Vaucron mine, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
33.5km (20.8 miles) 0 Camp Long vein, Vaucron mine, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
34.0km (21.1 miles) 1 Poulas vein, Vaucron mine, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
39.8km (24.8 miles) 2 Serre Long vein, Saint Daumas - Pic Martin mines, La Garde Freinet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
40.8km (25.4 miles) 3 Sainte Therese vein, Saint Daumas - Pic Martin mines, Le Cannet-des-Maures, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
41.2km (25.6 miles) 4 La Plaine vein, Saint Daumas - Pic Martin mines, Le Cannet-des-Maures, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
41.5km (25.8 miles) 5 Pierre vein, Saint Daumas - Pic Martin mines, Le Cannet-des-Maures, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
41.5km (25.8 miles) 6 Paul vein, Saint Daumas - Pic Martin mines, Le Cannet-des-Maures, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
41.6km (25.9 miles) 7 Poudrière vein, Saint Daumas - Pic Martin mines, Le Cannet-des-Maures, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
41.7km (25.9 miles) 8 Peguilhan vein, Saint Daumas - Pic Martin mines, Le Cannet-des-Maures, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
41.7km (25.9 miles) 9 Jean & Marguerite veins, Saint Daumas - Pic Martin mines, Le Cannet-des-Maures, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
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