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Ratovkite

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Formula:
CaF2
Colour:
deep-violet
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
3 - 3½
Name:
According to its first locality - Ratovskii gully.
A variety of Fluorite

Fine-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.


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Physical Properties of RatovkiteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
deep-violet
Streak:
white
Hardness:
3 - 3½ on Mohs scale
Comment:
hardness of aggregates

Chemical Properties of RatovkiteHide

Formula:
CaF2

Other Language Names for RatovkiteHide

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for RatovkiteHide

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- 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.
Russia
 
  • Central Region
    • Moscow Oblast' (Moskovskaya Oblast')
      • Golutvin
Victor I. Stepanov data
      • Moscow
Pekin, A. (2011) Minerals of Moscow. Russian Journal of General Chemistry. Jun2011, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p1381-1391.
Pavel M. Kartashov data
    • Tver' Oblast' (Tverskaya Oblast')
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Mineral and/or Locality  
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