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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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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.

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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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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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