Fluorite

Fluoriit, Fluoriitti, Fluorină, Fluorine, Fluorit, Fluorita, Fluoritas, Fluorīts, Fluoritt, Fluoryt, פלואוריט, Флюорит, فلورايت, 蛍石, 萤石


Commonly known      rarer (so called collectors stones)      very rare (rarities)      relatively rare organic material

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Formula: CaF2
Mineral class: halogenides
Crystal system: cubic
Mohs scale: 4
Density (g/cm3): 3.18
Refractive index: 1.433 1.435
Cleavage: perfect - poor
Colors: colorless, white, yellow, orange, red, green, blue, violet
Transparency: transparent - translucent
Luster: vitreous
Fluorescence: LW and SW UV: various colors, X-rays: green, blue, violet
Pleochroism: -
Largest crystal: 2 m?
Deposits: worldwide
Discovery / use: prehistoric
1st Description: 1565
Name: from the Latin word "fluere" (to flow)

Fluorite Mineral

Size: 6.6 x 5.6 x 4.3 cm

Origin: Gibraltar Mine / Naica / Chihuahua / Mexiko

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 41.20 ct

Origin: Spain

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 5.2 x 3.4 x 2.4 cm

Origin: Aouli / Midelt / Morocco

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Fluorite Mineral

Fluorite Mineral

Size: 7.2 x 5.2 x 2.4 cm

Origin: Lozère / Languedoc-Roussillon / France

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 14.22 ct

Origin: Lozère / Languedoc-Roussillon / France

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Fluorite

Weight: 12.57 ct

Origin: India

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 10.0 x 6.2 x 5.8 cm

Origin: Moscona Mine / Villabona / Asturias / Spain

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Size: 1.92 x 1.2 x 0.71 cm
Weight: 14.41 ct
Origin: Brazil

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 4 x 3 cm

Origin: Aouli / Morocco

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Fluorite

Size: 3.1 x 2.3 x 1.3 cm
Weight: 63.52 ct
Origin: China

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 9 cm

Origin: Pakistan

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 4.25 ct

Origin: Cumberland / England

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Fluorite Mineral

Origin: Göschenen / Uri / Switzerland

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Size: 1.01 x 1.0 x 0.72 cm
Weight: 5.30 ct
Origin: Switzerland

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Fluorite

Weight: 0.89 ct

Origin: Madagascar

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 5.1 x 3.2 cm

Origin: St. Gotthard / Uri / Switzerland

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Fluorite Mineral

Fluorite

Size: 0.63 cm
Weight: 0.74 ct
Origin: Switzerland

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 3.3 x 3.0 cm

Origin: Huanzalá / Huanuco / Peru

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 7.69 ct

Origin: St. Gotthard / Switzerland

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 7.1 x 5.2 x 3.3 cm

Origin: Navidad Mine / Rodeo / Durango / Mexico

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 0.49 ct

Origin: Madagascar

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 2.6 cm

Origin: Grant County Prospect / Bound Ranch Distr. / Grant County / New Mexico / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 1.51 ct

Origin: Madagascar

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Fluorite

Size: 1.20 x 0.92 cm
Weight: 5.03 ct
Origin: Brazil

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Fluorite

Weight: 1.78 ct

Origin: Ethiopia

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 11.0 x 9.7 x 5.8 cm

Origin: Xianghuapu Mine / Xianghualing / Linwu / Chenzhou Prov. / Hunan / China

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Size: 2.02 cm
Weight: 37.57 ct
Origin: Mozambique

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 11.4 x 7.0 x 4.4 cm

Origin: Xianghuapu Mine / Xianghualing / Linwu / Chenzhou Prov. / Hunan / China

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Fluorite Mineral

Fluorite Mineral

Size: 5 x 4 x 4 cm

Origin: Fluorite Mine / Ruyuan Distr. / Shaoguan Pref. / Guangdong Prov. / China

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Fluorite Mineral

Fluorite Mineral

Size: 13 x 18 cm

Origin: William Wise Mine / Westmoreland / New Hampshire / USA

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Fluorite Mineral

Fluorite

Size: 1.0 x 0.72 cm
Weight: 2.10 ct
Origin: England / Great Britain

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Fluorite

Weight: 21.18 ct

Origin: Pakistan

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Fluorite Pendant

Weight: 23 ct

Origin: William Wise Mine / Westmoreland / New Hampshire / USA

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Fluorite Pendant

Fluorite

Size: 1.89 x 1.89 cm
Weight: 34.63 ct
Origin: Colombia

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 8.6 x 7.0 x 6.0 cm

Origin: Riemvasmaak / Northern Cape Prov. / South Africa

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite Mineral

Size: 11 x 9 x 3 cm

Origin: Erongo Mts. / Usakos and Omaruru Distr. / Erongo / Namibia

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 4.19 ct
Size: 1.13 x 0.93 x 0.67 cm
Origin: Rogerley Mine / Weardale Distr. / Durham County / United Kingdom

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Fluorite Mineral

Height: 9.5 cm

Origin: Riemvasmaak / Northern Cape Prov. / South Africa

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 18.18 ct

Origin: Pakistan

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 8.8 x 5.4 x 4.2 cm

Origin: El Hamman / Meknes / Morocco

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 2.42 ct

Origin: Afghanistan

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 2.7 x 2.3 x 1.3 cm

Origin: Cavnic / Maramures / Romania

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Fluorite Mineral

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Fluorite

Size: 1.92 x 1.65 x 1.09 cm
Weight: 24.55 ct
Origin: Afghanistan

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Fluorite

Weight: 41.65 ct

Origin: Afghanistan

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 8.0 x 6.3 cm

Origin: El Hamman / Meknes / Morocco

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 27.58 ct

Origin: Myanmar

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 7.2 x 6.2 x 5.5 cm

Origin: Blanchard Mine / Bingham / Socorro County / New Mexico / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 186 ct

Size: 3.55 x 3.5 x 2.13 cm

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Fluorite

Fluorite Mineral with Calcite

Size: 5.8 x 4.0 cm

Origin: Minerva Mine / Hardin County / Illinois / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Size: 1.61 x 1.61 x 1.07 cm
Weight: 21.61 ct
Origin: Morocco

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 9.0 x 8.5 x 7.5 cm

Origin: Xianghuapu Mine / Xianghualing / Linwu / Chenzhou Prov. / Hunan / China

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 7.77 ct

Origin: Morocco

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Fluorite

Size: 2.64 x 2.64 x 1.78 cm
Weight: 81.85 ct
Origin: Namibia

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Fluorite Ring

Fluorite: 14.76 ct, 1.80 x 1.30 cm, China

Silver: Sterling Silver, 925/1000

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Fluorite Ring

Fluorite: 26 ct, 2.0 x 1.5 cm, China

Silver: Sterling Silver, 925/1000

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Fluorite Mineral on Sphalerite

Size: 5.5 x 5.2 x 2.7 cm

Origin: Elmwood Mine / Carthage / Smith County / Tennessee / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Weight: 7.84 ct

Origin: Illinois / USA

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Fluorite Mineral with Barite, on Sphalerite

Size: 4.2 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm

Origin: Elmwood Mine / Carthage / Smith County / Tennessee / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite

Size: 2.30 x 1.35 cm
Weight: 32.24 ct
Origin: Seilles / Belgium

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Fluorite Mineral

Origin: Elmwood Mine / Carthage / Smith County / Tennessee / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite Mineral

Size of the crystal: 0.3 cm

Origin: Bois le Duc / Foisches / Givet / Ardennes / Champagne-Ardenne / France

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Fluorite Mineral

Fluorite

Weight: 4.16 ct

Origin: Belgium

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Fluorite

Size: 1.38 x 1.01 x 0.67 cm
Weight: 7.4 ct
Origin: China

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Fluorite

Size: 1.61 x 1.61 cm
Weight: 21.76 ct
Origin: Illinois / USA

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Fluorite Mineral

Size: 11.9 x 11.9 x 3.9 cm

Origin: Shangbao Pyrite Mine / Leiyang County / Hengyang Pref. / Hunan / China

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Fluorite Mineral

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Fluorite Mineral in UV Light

Size: 6 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm

Origin: Gilgit / Gilgit-Baltistan / Pakistan

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite Mineral in UV Light

Size: 15.9 x 10.4 x 6.8 cm

Origin: Alston Moor / Cumbria / England

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Fluorite Mineral

Fluorite bicolor

Size: 1.93 x 1.9 x 0.95 cm
Weight: 18.47 ct
Origin: Brazil

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Fluorite bicolor

Weight: 1.59 ct

Origin: France

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Fluorite bicolor

Size: 1.54 x 1.11 x 0.85 cm
Weight: 11.29 ct
Origin: China

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Fluorite bicolor

Size: 1.09 x 1.01 cm
Weight: 6.36 ct
Origin: France

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Fluorite Mineral bicolor

Size: 1.8 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm

Origin: Stoneco Auglaize Quarry / Junction / Paulding County / Ohio / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite bicolor

Size: 2.80 x 1.35 cm
Weight: 44.37 ct
Origin: Illinois / USA

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Fluorite bicolor

Size: 1.56 x 0.83 cm
Weight: 6.76 ct
Origin: Colombia

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Fluorite bicolor

Size: 2.50 x 2 x 1.34 cm
Weight: 36.74 ct
Origin: Namibia

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Fluorite multicolor

Size: 2.3 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm
Weight: 33.30 ct
Origin: Argentina

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Fluorite Mineral multicolor

Length of the slice: 15 cm

Origin: Argentina

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite multicolor

Weight: 23.79 ct

Origin: Argentina

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Fluorite multicolor

Weight: 67.98 ct

Origin: Brazil

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Fluorite multicolor

Weight: 67.76 ct

Origin: Brazil

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Fluorite multicolor

Weight: 18.30 ct

Origin: China

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Fluorite multicolor

Weight: 15.20 ct

Origin: China

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Fluorite multicolor

Weight: 50+ ct

Origin: China

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Fluorite Mineral multicolor

Length of the slice: 19.5 cm

Origin: China

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite Mineral multicolor

Size: 7.9 x 5.9 x 5.4 cm

Origin: Okorusu Mine / Otjiwarongo Distr. / Namibia

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite multicolor

Size: 3.0 x 2.20 x 0.77 cm
Weight: 55.61 ct
Origin: Namibia

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Fluorite Mineral multicolor

Size: 7.9 x 6.2 x 5.7 cm

Origin: Minerva No.1 Mine / Cave-in-Rock / Hardin County / Illinois / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite Mineral multicolor

Size: 4 x 3 x 4 cm

Origin: Minerva No.1 Mine / Cave-in-Rock / Hardin County / Illinois / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite Mineral multicolor

Size: 5.0 x 7.0 cm

Origin: Minerva No.1 Mine / Cave-in-Rock / Hardin County / Illinois / USA

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite Mineral multicolor

Image width: 0.8 cm

Origin: Bois Duc / Foisches / Givet / Ardennes Mts. / France

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Fluorite Mineral

Fluorite color change

Weight: 3.01 ct

Origin: Afghanistan

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Fluorite Mineral
Fluorite color change

Weight: 4.24 ct

Origin: Horombe / Madagascar

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Fluorite color change

Size: 1.77 x 1.30 x 0.94 cm
Weight: 15.42 ct
Origin: Brazil

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Fluorite color change

Size: 1.61 x 1.21 x 0.88 cm
Weight: 11.63 ct
Origin: Brazil

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Fluorite color change

Size: 2,3 cm
Weight: 43.71 ct
Origin: Morocco

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Fluorite Mineral

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