Fluorite with Calcites from the Yaogangxian Mine


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This fluorite on is from the Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn Ore Field, Tizhang, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province of China. Tungsten and tin are the primary minerals extracted from multiple ore bodies in an area spanning 4 x 2.5 km. Seventy-eight different species of minerals are found there including gangue minerals like fluorite. Fluorite is a halide and contains the elements Ca and F. This piece consists of tabular calcite crystals mixed with transparent fluorite crystals. This piece is measures approximately 1 x 1 x 7/8 inches or 25 x 25 x 22 mm.

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Weight 4 oz