Fluorite #11 Thumbnail Specimen (Yaogangxian Mine, China)
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*This is a very small miniature, known as a thumbnail specimen. Please examine scale photo and consider dimensions carefully.* Thumbnail specimens are mounted in small display boxes known as perky boxes, and contain locality information. They are designed so that they are ready for display, or may be unmounted for any use including jewelry supply. An ideal and efficient tiny treasure, for any collection!
Mineral Name: Fluorite
Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizghang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China.
Dimensions: 0.77" x 0.85" (20mm x 22mm)
Characteristics of this specimen: This is a small, light purple to grey toned cubic crystal, with good color and partially formed crystalline structure. It includes pyrite crystals and calcite beneath it. It shows rainbows within, and is an attractive specimen from a very well-known Chinese locality.
Care Notes: Fluorite is a halide mineral that forms in isometric habits, including cubes, octahedra, dodecahedra. It forms in a rainbow of colors. Fluorite is photo-sensitive, so care should be taken to not leave in prolonged sun.
Healing Keywords: Fluorite is associated with release of negativity and mental focus; green fluorite is connected with growth and inner work.
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