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Fluorite from
Okorusu Mine (Okarusu Mine), Otjiwarongo District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia

Classification
Species:Fluorite
Comments:This mine produced some of the finest sea green fluorite crystal specimens in the world.

Fluorite replaces calcite in pegmatitic carbonatites and associated sodic fenites, but also host-rock marbles and biotite schists.
Habit:Cubic (sharp & lustrous)
Colour:Deep sea green to purple
Luminescent properties:Brilliant blue (best LW UV; SW UV).
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9; Rustemeyer, P. (2000): Okosuru: Fundstelle attraktiver Fluorite in Namibia. Lapis 25(3), 24-29, 50.; Hagni, R.D., , and Viladkar, S.G., (2006) Similarities And Disimilarities Between The Fluorspar Deposits At The Amba Dongar, India And Okorusu, Namibia Carbonatite Complexes. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz57 photos of Fluorite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Calcite25 photos of Fluorite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Baryte11 photos of Fluorite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Lemon Quartz2 photos of Fluorite associated with Lemon Quartz at this locality.
Citrine2 photos of Fluorite associated with Citrine at this locality.
Goethite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Goethite at this locality.
Muscovite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Limonite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Limonite at this locality.
Feldspar Group1 photo of Fluorite associated with Feldspar Group at this locality.
Celestine1 photo of Fluorite associated with Celestine at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Okorusu Mine (Okarusu Mine), Otjiwarongo District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorite
109.6km (68.1 miles) A Kalkfeld complex, Kalkfeld, Damaraland District, Kunene Region, Namibia
132.5km (82.3 miles) B Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia
133.6km (83.0 miles) C Kombat Mine (Klein Otavi; Asis), Kombat, Grootfontein District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
150.0km (93.2 miles) D Otjua tungsten prospect, Omaruru, Erongo Region, Namibia
161.0km (100.1 miles) E Ais (Ais Dome), Otjihorongo area, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
170.8km (106.1 miles) F Krantzberg Mine, Omaruru, Erongo Region, Namibia
214.3km (133.2 miles) G Fluorite occurrence, Uis (Groot Uis), Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
214.6km (133.3 miles) H Erongo Mountain, Erongo Region, Namibia
215.7km (134.0 miles) I Tubussis Farm 22 (Tubussis; Tubusis; Tubessis), Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
227.8km (141.5 miles) J Ameib Farm 60, Usakos, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
230.2km (143.0 miles) K Bergsig Farm 167 (Hohenstein), Omaruru, Erongo Region, Namibia
240.2km (149.2 miles) L Navachab Gold Mine, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
257.6km (160.0 miles) M Groot Spitzkopje (Groot Spitskopje; Große Spitzkoppe; Gross Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
269.9km (167.7 miles) N Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
273.6km (170.0 miles) O Stiepelmann Mine, Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
282.8km (175.7 miles) P Marenica, Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
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