Fluorite on Quartz aft. Laumontite #2 Thumbnail Specimen (Cripple Creek, CO)
*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 on Quartz aft. Laumontite, with Barite
Locality: Cripple Creek, CO
Dimensions: 0.92" x 0.50" (24mm x 13mm)
Characteristics of this specimen: These specimens are found in a 100+ year old gold mine in Teller County, CO. Pale purple fluorite on quartz casts after laumontite (a rare zeolite mineral). Often these organic looking specimens also display Barite. As the access to the mine has been lost, these may be the only specimens that come from this area, at least for now.
Care Notes: Keep out of direct sunlight.
Healing Keywords: Fluorite is associated with mental clarity, focus, and clearing of negativity. Quartz is associated with healing and programmability.
Please email us if you would like a video, or if you have more questions about this item.