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

Erratic type:
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:Weninger, H. (1972): Zwei bemerkenswerte Mineralvorkommen in Südwestafrika. Der Karinthin 66, 280-284.; 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
106.7km (66.3 miles) A Kalkfeld complex, Kalkfeld, Omatako, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
135.4km (84.2 miles) B Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
136.2km (84.6 miles) C Kombat Mine (Klein Otavi; Asis), Kombat, Grootfontein District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
147.3km (91.5 miles) D Otjua tungsten prospect, Omaruru, Erongo Region, Namibia
168.1km (104.5 miles) E Krantzberg Mine, Omaruru, Erongo Region, Namibia
202.8km (126.0 miles) F Ais (Ais Dome), Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
211.4km (131.4 miles) G Fluorite occurrence, Uis (Groot Uis), Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
211.8km (131.6 miles) H Erongo Mountain, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
212.8km (132.3 miles) I Tubussis Farm 22 (Tubussis; Tubusis; Tubessis), Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
217.9km (135.4 miles) J Van der Made pegmatite (Brabant; Erongo Schlucht), Brabant Farm 168, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
225.0km (139.8 miles) K Ameib Farm 60, Usakos, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
226.9km (141.0 miles) L Erongorus Farm 166, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
227.4km (141.3 miles) M Bergsig Farm 167 (Hohenstein), Omaruru, Erongo Region, Namibia
231.4km (143.8 miles) N Drews pegmatite, Kudubis Farm 19, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
231.9km (144.1 miles) O Kudubis Farm 19, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
235.2km (146.2 miles) P Davib East Farm 61 (Davib Ost Farm), Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
237.7km (147.7 miles) Q Navachab Gold Mine, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
254.7km (158.3 miles) R Groot Spitzkopje (Groot Spitskopje; Große Spitzkoppe; Gross Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
260.2km (161.7 miles) S Black Range Farm 72, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
267.0km (165.9 miles) T Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
270.8km (168.2 miles) U Stiepelmann Mine, Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
279.9km (173.9 miles) V Marenica, Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
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