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Fluorite from
Le Beix Mine, Saint-Germain-près-Herment, Herment, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Classification
Species:Fluorite
Comments:Blue crystals (cubes up to 20 centimeters).
Habit:octaedrons (purple or green) and cubes (yellow or blue)
Colour:purple, green, yellow, blue
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bariand, P., 1986, "La Mine Du Beix", Monde et Minéraux, n. 75, pp. 16-17.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz13 photos of Fluorite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Le Beix Mine, Saint-Germain-près-Herment, Herment, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorite
24.0km (14.9 miles) A La Barre Mine (La Martinèche Mine), Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
44.8km (27.8 miles) B Les Roberts, Blot-l'Église, Menat, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
51.7km (32.2 miles) C Pont des Bouyges quarry, Moustier-Ventadour, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
56.8km (35.3 miles) D Bois du Roi, Les Chaillats (Chaillat), Servant, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
57.7km (35.8 miles) E Vensat, Aigueperse, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
59.0km (36.7 miles) F Beauvoir quarry, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
61.2km (38.0 miles) G Le Mazet vein, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
61.3km (38.1 miles) H Les Montmins Mine (Ste Barbe vein), Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
64.6km (40.1 miles) I Pigaloux, Néris-Les-Bains, Montluçon, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
65.5km (40.7 miles) J Cerclier, Néris-Les-Bains, Montluçon, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
71.4km (44.3 miles) K Montebras Mines, Montebras, Soumans, Creuse, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
71.7km (44.5 miles) L Les Roches quarry, Montebras, Soumans, Creuse, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
76.6km (47.6 miles) M Peuvet, Villefranche-d'Allier, Montluçon, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
81.2km (50.4 miles) N Coste-Cirgues river alluvials, Vieille-Brioude, Brioude, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
89.1km (55.4 miles) O Les Bergerats, Montluçon, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
89.9km (55.8 miles) P La Croix-Blanche quarry (Maltaverne quarry), Saint-Hilaire, Moulins, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
91.5km (56.8 miles) Q Fumouse, Le Mayet-de-Montagne, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
91.6km (56.9 miles) R Le Limouzat Mine (incl. Le Limouzat Quarry; BN3; BN5; BN6), Les Bois-Noirs Mining Claim, Saint-Priest-la-Prugne, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
92.4km (57.4 miles) S Montalimbert mine, Saint-Hilaire, Moulins, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
95.2km (59.1 miles) T Ardour river alluvials, Forgefer, Laurière, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
96.3km (59.8 miles) U Fialin quarry, Champoly, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
97.8km (60.8 miles) V Les Sausses Mine, Chavaniac-Lafayette, Paulhaguet, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
98.0km (60.9 miles) W Le Poyet Mine, Champoly, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
101.6km (63.1 miles) X Marsanges Mine, Marsanges, Langeac, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
101.8km (63.3 miles) Y Barlet Fluorite Mine (La Drey Mine; La Dreyt Mine; La Costette Mine), Barlet, Langeac, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
103.3km (64.2 miles) Z Durelle Mine, Juré, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
104.2km (64.7 miles) 0 Margnac Mine, Compreignac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
105.4km (65.5 miles) 1 Le Brugeaud Mine, Bessines-sur-Gartempe, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
105.7km (65.7 miles) 2 Grezolette Mine, Saint-Martin-la-Sauveté, Saint-Germain-Laval, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
106.6km (66.2 miles) 3 Font Ferrière Mine, Grezolles, Saint-Germain-Laval, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
109.0km (67.7 miles) 4 Châteaumorand and RN7 slope, Saint-Martin-d'Estréaux, La Pacaudière, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
121.1km (75.2 miles) 5 Chalon river alluvials, Chanceaux, Polignac, Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
126.0km (78.3 miles) 6 Neaux quarry, Neaux, Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
132.2km (82.1 miles) 7 Trevas quarry, Les Villettes, Monistrol-sur-Loire, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
133.9km (83.2 miles) 8 Ruffy quarry, Bellegarde-en-Forez, Saint-Galmier, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
138.6km (86.1 miles) 9 Sibert, Marnand, Amplepuis, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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