SUPER Emerald Green FLUORITE Level.
Beautiful crystals on coarse feldspar mother rock… Simply a “hammer specimen”.
FLUORITE – CaF2 – cubic crystal system – hydrothermally formed about 320 million years ago.
FLUORITE is an allochromatic mineral – i.e. colourless – foreign coloured.
The smargdgreen colour comes from the SELTENERDEN element SAMARIUM, which is embedded in the crystal lattice. The color is stable.
Excellent Speciemen – comparable pieces are offered around $500,– and more.
Place of discovery: Transvaal – Northern Cape Region – South Africa
Weight: 1.6 kilogram
Dimensions: 20 x10 x 10 cm, xx to 3 cm edge length