Fluorite – “checker board”Zoning from the Okorusu Mine


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These fluorites are from the Okorusu Mine in the Otjiwarongo Dist. of the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia. This is an open pit operation that is most famous for the variety of  fluorite specimens found there. Fluorite is a halide mineral that contains the elements Ca and F. These fluorite crystals are translucent to transparent and have multiple violet phantoms. They create attractive angular patterns referred to as “checkerboards”. This piece measures 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 inches or 89 x 60 x 25 mm.

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Weight 140 oz

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