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Calcium fluoride

Fluorite in the East Region

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Fluorite in the Front Range Region

Fluorite in the Northwest Region

Fluorite in the South Central Region

Fluorite in the Southwest Region


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.


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.


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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