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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Fluorite
Formula:CaF2
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
1.0km (0.6 miles) A Rozet, Briffons, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
19.5km (12.1 miles) B Roure, Saint-Pierre-le-Chastel, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
20.0km (12.4 miles) C Rosiers Mine (Le Rozier Mine; Le Rosier Mine), Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
22.6km (14.1 miles) D Cornet (Le Cornet), Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
24.0km (14.9 miles) E La Barre Mine (La Martinèche Mine), Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
25.5km (15.9 miles) F Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
36.1km (22.4 miles) G Vitrac, Saint-Georges-de-Mons, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
44.8km (27.8 miles) H Les Roberts, Blot-l'Église, Menat, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
51.7km (32.2 miles) I Pont des Bouyges quarry, Moustier-Ventadour, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
56.8km (35.3 miles) J Bois du Roi, Les Chaillats (Chaillat), Servant, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
57.7km (35.8 miles) K Vensat, Aigueperse, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
59.0km (36.7 miles) L Beauvoir quarry, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
61.2km (38.0 miles) M Le Mazet vein, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
61.3km (38.1 miles) N Les Montmins Mine (Ste Barbe vein), Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
64.6km (40.1 miles) O Pigaloux, Néris-Les-Bains, Montluçon, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
65.5km (40.7 miles) P Cerclier, Néris-Les-Bains, Montluçon, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
71.4km (44.3 miles) Q Montebras Mines, Montebras, Soumans, Creuse, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
71.7km (44.5 miles) R Les Roches quarry, Montebras, Soumans, Creuse, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
76.6km (47.6 miles) S Peuvet, Villefranche-d'Allier, Montluçon, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
80.1km (49.8 miles) T Bancherelle Mine, Lachaux, Puy-Guillaume, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
80.5km (50.0 miles) U Etang de Reliez, Lachaux, Puy-Guillaume, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
80.5km (50.0 miles) V Reliez, Lachaux, Puy-Guillaume, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
81.2km (50.4 miles) W Coste-Cirgues river alluvials, Vieille-Brioude, Brioude, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
81.3km (50.5 miles) X Roffin Mine, Lachaux, Puy-Guillaume, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
84.1km (52.3 miles) Y Pelletier vein, Lachaux, Puy-Guillaume, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
84.4km (52.4 miles) Z Gourniaud Mine, Lachaux, Puy-Guillaume, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
84.4km (52.5 miles) 0 Les Peux, Lachaux, Puy-Guillaume, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
89.1km (55.4 miles) 1 Les Bergerats, Montluçon, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
89.7km (55.7 miles) 2 Montalimbert mine, Saint-Hilaire, Moulins, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
89.9km (55.8 miles) 3 La Croix-Blanche quarry (Maltaverne quarry), Saint-Hilaire, Moulins, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
91.5km (56.8 miles) 4 Fumouse, Le Mayet-de-Montagne, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
91.6km (56.9 miles) 5 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
95.2km (59.1 miles) 6 Ardour river alluvials, Forgefer, Laurière, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
96.3km (59.8 miles) 7 Fialin quarry, Champoly, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
97.7km (60.7 miles) 8 La Chèze quarry, Ambazac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
97.8km (60.8 miles) 9 Les Sausses Mine, Chavaniac-Lafayette, Paulhaguet, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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