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Fluorite
last edited:  3/21/11  number of photos:  72
Fluorite is CaF2
Mineral information on fluorite
  
Fluorite is derived from the Latin word, fluere, meaning to flow
in reference to its use as a flux in smelting of metal ores.                        


photos
   fluorite-multicolored cleavages:  1
   fluorite-octahedron cleavages:  1  2  3  45
   fluorite from Mexico:  1  2  3
   fluorite cleavage surface:  1
   fluorite, iridescence:  1  2  3  4
   fluorite from Tombstone, Arizona:  1  2  3  4  5  6
   fluorite from Illinois:  1  2  34  5  6  7  8
   fluorite from New York:  1

   fluorite from Ohio:  1   
   fluorite from England:  1  2  3  
   fluorite from China:  1                                                  

   fluorite-purple cubic crystal:  1                                                                                                   
   fluorite and galena:  1
   polished slab of multicolored fluorite:  1

by color
   fluorite-purple:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  

   fluorite-light purple:  1  2  3  4  5                                      
   fluorite-dark purple inside of pale purple:  1
   fluorite-green:  1  2  3  4  5  6
   fluorite-yellow:  1  2

   fluorite-colorless:  1  2  3
   fluorite-light brown:  1  23  4  5 
   fluorite-brown:  1  2
   fluorite-mixed colors:   12*

   fluorite-common green:  1

drawings
fluorite twinned crystal:  1


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