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About FluoriteHide

As a Commodity:
Purple, lilac, golden-yellow, green, colourless, blue, pink, champagne, brown.
Vitreous, Dull
Specific Gravity:
3.175 - 3.56
Crystal System:
Member of:
Named in 1797 by Carlo Antonio Galeani Napione from the Latin, fluere = "to flow" (for its use as a flux). The term fluorescence is derived from fluorite, which will often markedly exhibit this effect. The element fluorine also derives its name from fluorite, a major source of the element.
Fluorite Group.

Fluorite is found as a common gangue mineral in hydrothermal veins, especially those containing lead and zinc minerals. It is also found in some greisens, granites, pegmatites and high-temperature veins, and as a component of some marbles and other metamorphic rocks.

Visit gemdat.org for gemological information about Fluorite.

Classification of FluoriteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)

A : Simple halides, without H2O
B : M:X = 1:2
Dana 7th ed.:

2 : AX2

8 : Halides - Fluorides, Chlorides, Bromides and Iodides; also Fluoborates and Fluosilicates
4 : Halides of the alkaline earths and Mg

Physical Properties of FluoriteHide

Vitreous, Dull
Dull when massive
Purple, lilac, golden-yellow, green, colourless, blue, pink, champagne, brown.
Hardness Data:
Mohs hardness reference species
Perfect on {111}, very easy.
Indistinct parting or cleavage on {011} at times.
Splintery, Sub-Conchoidal
3.175 - 3.56 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.181 g/cm3 (Calculated)
Normal range 3.175-3.184, increasing density with rare earth substitution.

Optical Data of FluoriteHide

RI values:
n = 1.433 - 1.448
Isotropic minerals have no birefringence
Surface Relief:
Frequently exhibits very weak anomalous birefringence, especially in cleaved, cut or pressed crystals. The birefringence is usually distributed in lamellae parallel to [001].

Chemical Properties of FluoriteHide

CAS Registry number:

CAS Registry numbers are published by the American Chemical Society
Common Impurities:

Age distributionHide

Recorded ages:
Phanerozoic : 321 ± 22 Ma to 20.8 Ma - based on 5 recorded ages.

Crystallography of FluoriteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.4626 Å
Unit Cell V:
163.00 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Usually cubes, {001}; less often octahedrons, {111}; rarely dodecahedrons{011}. Also some hexoctahedrons and tetrahexahedrons. Combinations of these forms common, cube corners and edges are often modified. {001} usually smooth and lustrous, {111} rough and dull. Crystals distorted at times by unequal development of faces, as of {013}. Often markedly composite; minute cubes aggregated to form an octahedron at times or as an overgrowth of crystals upon the corners of an earlier formed crystal of differing habit. Massive; compact; earthy, columnar (rare), or in globular aggregates; botryoidal (rare).
On {111}, usually as interpenetrating cubes (e.g., Strzegom, Poland), but also as contact spinel twins (e.g. Naica, Mexico and Chumar Bakhoor, Pakistan).

Crystallographic forms of FluoriteHide

Crystal Atlas:
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Fluorite no.1 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Fluorite no.2 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Fluorite no.3 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Fluorite no.12 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Fluorite no.45 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Fluorite no.66 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
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Edge Lines | Miller Indices | Axes

Opaque | Translucent | Transparent

Along a-axis | Along b-axis | Along c-axis | Start rotation | Stop rotation
Epitaxi Comments:
Siderite upon fluorite with siderite [0001] parallel to fluorite [111].

Pyrite upon fluorite with parallel axes.

Quartz upon fluorite.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.
Powder Diffraction Data:

Type Occurrence of FluoriteHide

Synonyms of FluoriteHide

Other Language Names for FluoriteHide

Varieties of FluoriteHide

Blue JohnA banded white/purple variety of fluorite applied by locals in England.
Originally described from Castleton, Derbyshire, England, UK.
CerfluoriteA Ce-bearing fluorite. Known as a synthetic phase.
ChlorophaneA variety of Fluorite that exhibits green thermoluminescence.
Originally described from Siberia, Russia.
False AmethystAn old name for cut purple Fluorite. [Chester, 1896, 92 - "Dict.Names Min."]
RatovkiteFine-disperse variety of fluorite of sedimentary origin and with deep-violet radiation colour. First described from the Moscow area at the beginning of the 20th century.
Stink-FlussA variety of fluorite, especially from Wölsendorf, Germany, that emits an odor of HF and ozone upon grinding due to the internal presence of free fluorine and calcium and the interaction of components with water upon grinding.
Strontian FluoriteFluorite containing 2-18 mass.% of Sr.
Tiffany stoneA fine-grained purple to pale violet fluorite, usually with swirl patterns sometimes with small impurities of intergrown bertrandite, chalcedony, opal, and/or quartz.
YttroceriteY-rich fluorite (see also yttrofluorite). Note: A great many occurrences of yttrocerite reported in the nineteenth century were false. The so-called "yttrocerite" has repeatedly been shown to be ordinary purple fluorite without enrichment of rare earth el...
YttrofluoriteYttrofluorite is a variety of fluorite containing an appreciable amount of trivalent yttrium (Y) taking the place of divalent calcium (Ca) cations in the fluorite structure. Many early identifications of yttrofluorite are likely to be purple fluorite with...

Relationship of Fluorite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
FluorocronitePbF2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
StrontiofluoriteSrF2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz6,595 photos of Fluorite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Calcite3,868 photos of Fluorite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Baryte2,310 photos of Fluorite associated with Baryte on mindat.org.
Sphalerite1,685 photos of Fluorite associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Pyrite1,289 photos of Fluorite associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Galena1,287 photos of Fluorite associated with Galena on mindat.org.
Dolomite881 photos of Fluorite associated with Dolomite on mindat.org.
Muscovite817 photos of Fluorite associated with Muscovite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite577 photos of Fluorite associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Rhodochrosite492 photos of Fluorite associated with Rhodochrosite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.AB.FluorocronitePbF2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.AB.15SellaiteMgF2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
3.AB.20Lawrencite(Fe2+,Ni)Cl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.AB.20ScacchiteMnCl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.AB.25FrankdicksoniteBaF2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.AB.25StrontiofluoriteSrF2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.AB.30Tveitite-(Y)(Y, Na)6Ca6Ca6F42Trig. 3 : R3
3.AB.35Gagarinite-(Y)NaCaYF6Hex. 6/m : P63/m
3.AB.35Polezhaevaite-(Ce)NaSrCeF6Hex. 6/m : P63/m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide, Na)6Ca6Ca6F42Trig. 3 : R3 m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

8.4.1SellaiteMgF2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
8.4.2NeighboriteNaMgF3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.4.3BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
8.4.4KorshunovskiteMg2Cl(OH)3 · 4H2OTric.
8.4.5CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnna
8.4.6TachyhydriteCaMg2Cl6 · 12H2OTrig.
8.4.8SinjariteCaCl2 · 2H2OTet.
8.4.9AntarcticiteCaCl2 · 6H2OTrig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
8.4.10ChlorocalciteKCaCl3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.4.12JarliteNa(Sr,Na)7MgAl6F32(OH,H2O)2Mon. 2/m
8.4.14TikhonenkoviteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.4.15AcuminiteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.4.16FrankdicksoniteBaF2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
8.4.18BøgvaditeNa2SrBa2Al4F20Mon. 2/m

Fluorescence of FluoriteHide

Blue under LW-UV, due to erbium; other colors caused by different activators (white & cream - organic matter). Red (Mapimi, Mexico), pink (Doña Ana claims, AZ), white (Sterling Hill, NJ)
May also be phosphorescent.

Other InformationHide

Thermal Behaviour:
Melting point 1360°C.
May be thermoluminescent or triboluminescent.

Decomposed by H2SO4; slightly soluble in hot HCl. Slightly soluble in water (0.016 grams per liter at 18°C).
Special Storage/
Display Requirements:
Some specimens are light sensitive and become paler on exposure to light.
Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.
Industrial Uses:
Flux in steel making; source of fluorine

Fluorite in petrologyHide

References for FluoriteHide

Reference List:
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Exner (1873) Härte an Krystallflächen, Wien, 31, 34.
Pockels (1889) Annalen der Physik, Halle, Leipzig: 37: 144, 372.
Martens (1901) Annalen der Physik, Halle, Leipzig: 6: 616.
Paschen (1901) Annalen der Physik, Halle, Leipzig: 4: 302.
Hintze (1912) 1(2B): 2384.
Bragg (1914) Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: 89: 468.
Goldschmidt (1918): 4: 8.
Steinmetz (1925) Zs. Kr. 61: 380.
Doelter (1930) 4(3): 228.
Goebel (1930) Konigliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna: 139: 373.
Holzgang (1930) Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen, Frauenfeld: 10: 374.
Obernauer (1932) Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paleontologie, Heidelberg, Stuttgart: 66: 89.
Iimori (1933) Science Papers Institute of Physics and Chemistry Res. Tokyo: 20: 189.
Matossi, Brix (1934) Zeitschrift für Physik, Brunswick, Berlin: 92: 303.
Haberlandt, Schiener (1935) Zs. Kr.: 90: 193.
Tousey (1936) Physical Review, a Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics: 50: 1057.
Hoffmann (1937) Che, Erde: 11: 368.
Schaake (1937) Zs. Kr.: 98: 281.
Przibram (1938) Nature: 141: 970.
Bradistilov, Stranski (1940) Zs. Kr.: 103: 1.
Palache, C., Berman, H., Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 29-37.
Isetti, G. (1959) Ricerche sulla colorazione delle fluoriti; Nota I. Periodico di Mineralogia – Roma pp. 19-29.
Rigault G., Ferraris G. (1961-1962) Ricerche sulla fluorite rosea del Monte Bianco. Atti Acc. Sci. Torino Classe Sci. Fis. Mat. Nat. 96, 517. [on pink colour].
Ferraris, G. (1963) Ricerche sul colore della fluorite di Castelsilano (Catanzaro). Rendiconti della Società Mineralogica Italiana: 19: 99-108 [http://rruff.info/rdsmi/V19/V19.html] [on green colour]
Barabanov, V.F., Goncharov, G.N. (1967) Dependence of luminescence spectra of fluorite on its genesis. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 173: 132-135.
Richardson, C.K., Holland, H.D. (1979) The solubility of fluorite in hydrothermal solutions, an experimental study. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 43: 1313–1325.
Gaines, R.V., Skinner, C.W.H., Foord, E.E., Mason, B., Rosenzweig, A.(1997) Dana's New Mineralogy: The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana: eighth edition. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1819 pp.: 380.
Weise, C., publisher (1993) Fluorit - extraLapis Nr.10. Christian Weise Verlag, München.
Weise, C., publisher (2006) Fluorite - extraLapis English Nr.9. Christian Weise Verlag, München.
Ottens, B. (2010) Kugelfluorit aus indischen Basalten. Lapis: 35(10): 13-19; 90 (in German). [on spherical fluorite].
Van der Meersche, E. (2014) Kristallformen von Fluorit - Crystal forms. Author’s publishing, 296 pp. (bilingual German-English).

Internet Links for FluoriteHide

Significant localities for FluoriteHide

Showing 71 significant localities out of 10,351 recorded on mindat.org.

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Tasmania
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
      • Waratah district
        • Waratah
[Lancaster, 1980 - "Minerals and Gemstones of Tasmania", p28] ; Bottrill & Baker, 2008
    • West Coast municipality
      • Zeehan district
        • North Dundas
Kitto, P.A., 1994, Structural and Geochemical controls on Mineralisation at Renison, Tasmania. Unpub. PhD thesis, Uni. Tas.
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Ankogel group
        • Mallnitz
          • Tauern valley
Weninger, H. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 5: Steiermark und Kärnten. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 231 pp.
      • Goldberg group
        • Große Fleiß valley
          • Hocharn
R. Stroh: Der Karinthin 69:45-51 (1973)
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Gastein valley
        • Böckstein
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Rauris valley
        • Hüttwinkl valley
          • Alteck - Hoher Sonnblick area
Franz Walter, Hubert Fink, Ludwig Rasser (2011) Mineralienfunde von der Goldberg-Spitze in der Sonnblickgruppe. Mineralienwelt 6/2011: 62 -65.
    • Lungau
      • Murwinkel
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989); Steinwender, C., Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2012): 1756) Cinnabarit, Langit und Meneghinit aus Fahlerz-Vererzungen vom Weißeck im Lungau, Salzburg. Pp. 159-160 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Sill valley (Wipp valley)
        • Obernberg valley
          • Obernberg am Brenner
Kühn, H. M. (1967): Zum Flußspat von Obernberg. Aufschluss, 18 (5), 162.; Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
  • Wallonia
    • Luxembourg
      • Wellin
Neutkens, H. & Orinx, M. (2007): Neu und Schön: Calcit und fluorit aus Belgien. LAPIS 32 (2), 13-18
    • Namur
      • Rochefort
        • Ave-et-Auffe
Neutkens, H. & Orinx, M. (2007): Neu und Schön: Calcit und Fluorit aus Belgien. LAPIS 32 (2), 13-18
  • Hunan
    • Hengyang
      • Leiyang Co.
Dengfeng Tu (1984): Dizhi Lumping 30(3), 270-274; Zeheng Lei, Yusheng Qiao, and Yiming Xu (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(2), 44-52; Ottens, Berthold (2012) The Shangbao mine, Hunan Province, China. Mineralogical Record 43:587-608
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Ulanhad League (Chifeng Prefecture)
      • Hexigten Banner (Keshiketeng Co.)
        • Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit (Huanggangliang Mine; Huanggang Mine)
  • Boyacá Department
    • Vasquez-Yacopí mining district
      • San Pablo de Borbur Municipality
Czech Republic (TL)
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Karlovy Vary District
G. Agricola (1530): Bermannus sive de re metallica.- Basel, p. 125-127; Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Montluçon
        • Néris-Les-Bains
Chollet Pascal collection
    • Haute-Loire
      • Langeac
        • Marsanges
J.-J. Périchaud: "Les Minéraux d'Auvergne", Vol. 2, 1986
    • Haute-Savoie
      • Chamonix
        • Mont Blanc Massif (Monte Bianco Massif)
G. Signorelli
    • Puy-de-Dôme
      • Herment
        • Saint-Germain-près-Herment
Bariand, P., 1986, "La Mine Du Beix", Monde et Minéraux, n. 75, pp. 16-17.
    • Rhône
      • Beaujeu
        • Les Ardillats
Favreau G., Legris J-R., Dardillac M. (1996), La Verrière (Rhône): Histoire et Minéralogie, Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, pp:3-28
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
    • Nièvre
yves Mourey
    • Territoire-de-Belfort
      • Giromagny
Thierry Brunsperger collection; La fluorine de Saint-Pierre, Giromagny; Le règne minéral N°107-Sept/Oct2012
  • Centre-Val de Loire
    • Indre
      • Chaillac
  • Grand Est
    • Vosges
      • Upper Moselle Valley
        • Remiremont
J.-L. Hohl "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse) 1994, pp. 169-175
  • Occitanie
    • Tarn
      • Alban - Le Fraysse area
P Haas collection
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Fréjus
TOUTIN-MORIN N., et al. (1994) : « Carte géologique de la France (1/50 000 feuille Fréjus-Cannes ». Orléans : BRGM. Notice explicative par N. TOUTIN-MORIN et al. (1994)
      • Saint Raphael
        • Agay
MAURY (S), 2015 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 1ère partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°128 (2-2015), pp 17-33
      • Tanneron
Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.; Mari, G. (2002) La mine de Fontsante (Var). Le Règne Minéral, 43, 38-60.
Mari G., Consorti A. (2004), Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var), Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25
      • Vidauban
        • Vallon de l'Aube
MARI, G. (1979) "Mines et minéraux de la Provence cristalline" Eds Serres, pp 50 & 85
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Gengenbach
        • Hinterohlsbach
No reference listed
      • Schönau
        • Schönenberg
METZ, RICHTER, SCHÜRENBERG (1957): Die Blei-Zink-Erzgänge des Schwarzwaldes. Beihefte zum Geologischen Jahrbuch, Hannover.
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge District
      • Breitenbrunn
G. Agricola (1530): Bermannus sive de re metallica.- Basel, p. 125-127
  • Co. Clare
    • The Burren
      • Carron
Barry Flannery Collection
  • Co. Galway
    • Connemara
      • Oughterard
        • Glengowla
specimen in R.W. Barstow collection
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
      • Brembana Valley
        • Zogno
AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
  • Piedmont
    • Metropolitan City of Turin
      • Pellice Valley
        • Luserna Valley
          • Luserna Stone Quarries
Giuseppe Finello collection and photo , photo id 684578 Finello, G., Ambrino, P., Kolitsch, U., Ciriotti, M.E., Blaß, G., Bracco, R. (2007): I minerali della “Pietra di Luserna”, Piemonte, Italia nord-occidentale. I. Alcune cave di gneiss della Val Luserna. Micro (località), 2/2007, 181-226.
  • Sicily
    • Palermo Province
      • Termini Imerese
Bellanca A., De Vivo B., Lattanzi P., Maiorani A., Neri R. (1985): Fluid inclusions in fluorite mineralizations of N-W Sicily. 8th Symp. European Current Research on Fluid Inclusions (E.C.R.F.I.), 10-12 April, Gottingen, Abstracts, p. 24. of north-western Sicily. Chemical Geology, 32, 255-269
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Stazzema
        • Sant'Anna di Stazzema
D'Achiardi A., 1872/73. Mineralogia della Toscana. Arnaldo Forni Editore, Pisa.
    • Massa-Carrara Province
      • Fivizzano
        • Sassalbo
Borghi E., 1993. I minerali dei "gessi" dell'alta Val Secchia (RE). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 4: 245-251.
  • Coahuila
Tritlla, J., Levresse, G., Corona-Esquivel, R., Banks, D.; Lamadrid, H. y Bourdet, J. 2006 Depositos de Pb-Zn-Ba-F-(Cu-Sr) epigeneticos estratoligados en series sedimentarias en relacion con salmueras de cuenca depositos de tipo « Mississippi Valley » (MVT) y similares. Boletín de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana LVIII, 83-103.
  • San Luis Potosí
(2003) Fluid characteristics of the world-class, carbonate-hosted Las Cuevas fluorite deposit (San Luis Potosı´, Mexico) Journal of Geochemical Exploration 78-79:537-543
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Otjiwarongo District
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
  • Nordland
    • Tysfjord
[var: Yttrofluorite] Vogt, T. (1911): Vorlaufige Mitteilung über Yttrofluorit, eine neue Mineralspezies aus dem nördlichen Norwegen. Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 373-377 ; Sverdrup, T. L. (1968): Contributions to the Mineralogy of Norway No. 37. Yttrofluorite-yttrocerite-cerfluorite in norwegian pegmatites. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 48: 245-252
  • Áncash
    • Bolognesi Province
      • Huallanca District
        • Huallanca
Belsher, D.O. (1982): Pink Octahedral Fluorite from Peru. Mineralogical Record 13, 29-30 + 38; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Econ Geol (1985) 80:416-478
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Dalnegorsk Urban District
      • Dalnegorsk
[MinRec 32:9]; Rogulina, L.I., and Sveshnikova, O.L. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 60-74.; Dobovol'skaya, M. G., Baskina, V. A., Balashova, S. P., Kenisarin, A. M., Arakelyants, M. M., Klimachev, L. A., & Muravitskaya, G. N. (1990). Order of Formation of the Ores and Mafic Dikes of the Nikolayevsk Deposit (Southern Primor'ye). International Geology Review, 32(4), 391-403.; Vasilenko, G.P. (2001) The Dalnegorsk Ore District. pp98-124 in Khanchuk, A.I., Gonevchuk, G.A. & Seltmann, R. (Eds) Metallogeny of the Pacific Northwest (Russian Far East): Tectonics, Magmatism and Metallogeny of Active Continental Margins. IAGOD Guidebook series 11, Dalnauka Publishing House, Vladivostok 2004, 176 p
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
      • Borzya
Seroka, P. (2001) - Fluorit, 6.2
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Vallès Occidental-Baix Llobregat
        • Sant Cugat del Vallès-El Papiol
Calvo, G. y Calvo, M. (2006). Fluorite from Spain. Every color under the Sun. En: Fluorite. The Collector's Choice. Lithographie LLC. Connecticut, USA. 38-42.
  • Community of Madrid
Garcia G., Gonzalez C., Bueno A. (2004) - Cadalso de los Vidrios (Madrid), Bocamina, n° 14, pp: 12-46.
  • England
    • Co. Durham
      • Stanhope
        • Daddry Shield
Dunham, K. C., 1990, Geology of the Northern Pennine orefield, v. I, 2nd Ed. British Geological Survey, London, 299 p.
        • Frosterley
          • Rogerley Quarry
Fisher, J.E., and L. Greenbank, 2000, The Rogerley Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England. Rocks and Minerals, 75(1), 54-61.
        • Rookhope
Dunham, K. C., 1990, Geology of the Northern Pennine orefield, v. I, 2nd Ed. British Geological Survey, London, 299 p.; Rocks & Min.: 15:57; 17:129.
        • Westgate
Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9
    • Cornwall
      • St Agnes
        • St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols)
Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
    • Cumbria
      • Eden
        • Murton
          • Scordale
Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9 Fisher, J. (2009) The Hilton Mine: Scordale, Cumbria England. Rocks and Minerals, 84:2, 114-121. Fisher, J. (2004) Fluorite from the Northern Pennines Orefield, England. Rocks and Minerals, 79:6, 378-398.
    • Derbyshire
      • Castleton
[var: Blue John] Dewey, H., and Smith, B. (1922) Special Rep. Mineral Resources G.B. 23.
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
Personally collected by bob Jackson, 2011
  • Colorado
    • San Juan Co.
      • Eureka District
        • Eureka
Rocks & Min.: 63: 286; 71:167-168 (1996); 2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
      • Trumbull
        • Long Hill
[var: Chlorophane] Harold Moritz collection
[var: Chlorophane] Hitchcock, Edward and Benjamin Silliman. (1826): Topaz. American Journal of Science: series 1: 10: 352-358.; Shepard, Charles U. (1835). Treatise on Mineralogy, Second Part, vol. 2, p. 237.; Shannon, Earl V. (1921b), Some Minerals from the Old Tungsten Mine at Long Hill in Trumbull, Connecticut. Proceedings U.S. National Museum: 58(2348): 469-482.; Sullivan, Earle C. (1985): History and Minerals of Old Mine Park. Second Edition, Revised and Expanded. Trumbull Historical Society, Inc.; Januzzi, Ronald E. (1994): Mineral Data Book - Western Connecticut and Environs. Mineralogical Press, Danbury, Connecticut.
Numerous private collections
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Thomaston
        • Thomaston Dam
Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409; Zodac, Peter. (1959), Minerals at Thomaston Dam, Connecticut; Segeler, Curt and Molon, Joseph. (1985), The Thomaston Dam Site, Thomaston, Connecticut; Rocks & Minerals: 60(3): 119-124.; Vogt, Wolfgang. (1991), Rediscovering Thomaston Dam. Lapidary Journal: April.
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Durham
Brunet, William M. (1980): Minerals of the Trap Rock Ridges of the Connecticut Valley With Emphasis on Reed’s Gap Quarry Near Durham. Rocks and Minerals: 55 (6): 232-5.; Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995): Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70 (6): 403.; Pawloski, John. (2006), Connecticut. in: Fluorite, The Collector's Choice. Lithographie, East Hampton, Connecticut: 64.
      • Haddam
[var: Chlorophane] Hewitt, Herb. (circa 1960s): Hewitt Gem Mine advertisement flyer.; Harold Moritz field observations 2015.
    • Tolland Co.
      • Somers
Jeremy Zolan collection, Harold Moritz collection
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Westmoreland
Rocks & Min.: 65: 329-335.; Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
  • New Mexico
    • Sierra Co.
      • Sulphur Canyon District
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Clippinger, D. M., (1949) Barite of New Mexico. NMBGMR Circular 21.
  • New York
    • Monroe Co.
      • Penfield
Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
  • Tennessee
    • Smith Co.
      • Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District
        • Carthage
Rocks & Min.:64:29.; Kearns, L.E. and F.H. Campbell (1978), Famous Min. Locs: the Elmwood and Gordonsville zinc mines near Catrhage, TN, Min.Rec.: 9:213-218; Econ Geol (1976) 71:892-903
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