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Fluorite (Green) - Mineral, 1.5+ inch

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  • Fluorite mineral
Lighthouse Educational
$1.99
SKU:Fluorite green 1.5
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 Product Description

Fluorite (Green)

Mineral

1.5+ inch (3.8+ cm) Specimen
Mexico

SpecificationsEach specimen will at least 1.5".

 

Physical Properties of Fluorite

Chemical Classification Halide
Color Typically purple, green, and yellow. Also colorless, blue, red, and black.
Streak White
Luster Vitreous
Diaphaneity Transparent to translucent
Cleavage Four directions of perfect cleavage
Mohs Hardness 4
Specific Gravity 3.2
Diagnostic Properties Cleavage, hardness, specific gravity, color
Chemical Composition CaF2
Crystal System Isometric
Uses

Numerous uses in the metallurgical, ceramics, and chemical industries. A source of fluorine, hydrofluoric acid, metallurgical flux. High-clarity pieces are used to make lenses for microscopes, telescopes, and cameras.

                                                                                                                                geology.com

Photography:  The picture is representative of the quality and general size of the specimen you will receive.  

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