Hunan Province Fluorite specimen


Hunan Province Fluorite specimen is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.

A large and exquisite Fluorite Specimen, with a pleasing organic form and jade tones, excavated from the renowned Taolin Mine in Hunan Province, China.

This detailed, organic-shaped jade green specimen is reminiscent of a cloud formation. Green colouration in fluorite is typically caused by the presence of trace elements in its crystal lattice structure. In the case of green fluorite, the colour is often attributed to the presence of iron or rare earth elements, such as yttrium or cerium.

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Fluorite can occur in a variety of other colours, including purple, blue, yellow, and colourless, depending on the impurities present.

Fluorite ranks 4 on the Mohs Hardness Scale, striking a balance between beauty and durability.

With a vitreous lustre, this fluorite specimen radiates a captivating glow, reflecting light with a mesmerizing brilliance. It has excellent tenacity and resilience

Fluorite exhibits perfect octahedral cleavage, allowing it to effortlessly split into smooth, flat surfaces, revealing the intricate layers and formations within. Its fracture pattern is typically conchoidal, resulting in the curved, smooth shapes that are seen in this specimen

An exquisite addition to any collection. 

Size: 18x17 cm, depth 5cm

Weight: 2.24 kg

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The Australian Museum Shop has partnered with our minerals supplier to provide a limited, curated selection of high-quality, unique, and rare museum-grade mineral and fossil specimens.

Postage is not included in the sale. The specimen will be sent by our partners, who will communicate postage costs after purchase. 
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