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Fluorite from
La Viesca Mine, Huergo, La Collada mining area, Siero, Asturias, Spain

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Fluorite
Formula:CaF2
Comments:Large violet crystals, with the cube as the dominant figure and modifications of rhombododecahedron. Associated with quartz, which sometimes forms epimorphs of calcite crystals.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:-Gutiérrez, M., Luque, C., García, J.R. y Rodríguez, L.M. (2009). La Fluorita. Un Siglo de Minería de Asturias. Universidad de Oviedo.565 págs.

- Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9; García Álvarez, J.R.(2011): Las Monjas: une géode de fluorine exceptionnelle de la mine La Viesca, Asturies, Espagne. Le Règne Minéral. 97: 7-10
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz176 photos of Fluorite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Calcite29 photos of Fluorite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite8 photos of Fluorite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite7 photos of Fluorite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view La Viesca Mine, Huergo, La Collada mining area, Siero, Asturias, Spain
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorite
1.7km (1.1 miles) Collada Mine, Collada vein, La Collada, La Collada mining area, Siero, Asturias, Spain
16.9km (10.5 miles) Villabona Mines (San Ismael Pit; Santofirme Peak), Villabona, Llanera, Villabona mining area, Asturias, Spain
21.2km (13.2 miles) Moscona Mine, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Villabona mining area, Asturias, Spain
31.2km (19.4 miles) Emilio Mine, Loroñe, Obdulia vein, Colunga District, Caravia mining area, Asturias, Spain
32.0km (19.9 miles) Norberto Mine, Duyos, Obdulia vein, Caravia District, Caravia mining area, Asturias, Spain
33.1km (20.6 miles) Jaimina Mine, Carrales, Obdulia vein, Caravia District, Caravia mining area, Asturias, Spain
33.2km (20.6 miles) El Vallín open pit (La Coria open pit), Carrales, Obdulia vein, Caravia District, Caravia mining area, Asturias, Spain
34.0km (21.1 miles) Aurora Norte open pit, Prado, Aurora vein, Caravia District, Caravia mining area, Asturias, Spain
34.0km (21.1 miles) Aurora Mine, Prado, Aurora vein, Caravia District, Caravia mining area, Asturias, Spain
34.2km (21.2 miles) Mina Foncaravia, Prado, Aurora vein, Caravia District, Caravia mining area, Asturias, Spain
 
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