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Fluorite
Calcium fluoride
CaF2


Fluorite in the East Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Fluorite in the Front Range Region

Fluorite in the Northwest Region

Fluorite in the South Central Region

Fluorite in the Southwest Region

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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.

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Two glassy, translucent, purple fluorite crystals measuring 2 cm across, amidst smaller fluorites, perched on a shard of matrix. From the 01-08 Pocket, Tetrahedrite Stope, Sweet Home Mine. Measures 5.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Arkenstone.

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Fluorite with calcite from the Camp Bird Mine near Ouray. Measures 3.5 x 3.5 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Mineral Gallery.

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