Fluorite from the Villabona Mine, Villabona, Llanera


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This fluorite is from the Villabona Mine, Villabona, Llanera, Villabona mining area, Asturias, Spain. This mine contains 9 different mineral species and is most famous for the fluorite specimen from there. Fluorite is a halide containing the elements Ca and F.. This specimen consists of a double sided coxcombe-like formation with druse fluorite on one side and cubic crystals on the display side. The fluorite crystals have sharp edges and corners with a greasy to vitreous luster. They are translucent and have a golden color with amber phantoms near the surface. There are micro pyrites which appear to host some bitumen deposits. It measures 2 3/4 x 2 x 3/4 inches or 70 x 50 x 19 mm.

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Weight 12 oz