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Calcium fluoride

Fluorite in the East Region

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Fluorite in the Front Range Region

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Fluorite in the South Central Region

Fluorite in the Southwest Region


A 2.5 cm deep-purple fluorite crystal composed of stepped cubes, perched on top of dozens of minute rhodochrosite crystals, themselves covering a quartz matrix. From the Tetrahedrite Stope, Sweet Home Mine. Measures 3.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Arkenstone.


Fluorite is one of the rarest crystallized minerals from the Black Cloud Mine. Dave Bunk is only aware of two or three discoveries. This one is a dome of pale pink to lavender cubes to 0.3 cm across covering typical Black Cloud ore of massive sulfides and white dolomite. Measures 2.2 x 3.3 x 2 cm.
Photo courtesy of Dave Bunk Minerals.


Dark purple fluorite crystals up to 5mm on a side on feldspar matrix. From the RAMS claim north of Lake George.

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