Fluorite Halide Mineral - 2 Unpolished Rock Specimens

Fluorite Halide Mineral - 2 Unpolished Rock Specimens

Overview

A pack of 2 pieces of the fluorite halide mineral. It has been found in significant deposit in over 9,000 sites across the world, and its colors can be seen in both visible and ultraviolet light.

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Fluorite Halide Mineral - 2 Unpolished Rock Specimens

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Overview

A pack of 2 pieces of the fluorite halide mineral. It has been found in significant deposit in over 9,000 sites across the world, and its colors can be seen in both visible and ultraviolet light.

Warnings

Product Details

Fluorite Mineral - Pack of 2
by American Educational Products

Also called fluorspar, fluorite is made of calcium fluoride, and is a part of the halide minerals, due to having a dominant halide anion. Colorful in both visible and under ultraviolet light, fluorite is used for ornamental and lapidary uses. In the world of industry, if finds uses as a smelting flux, and certain kinds of glasses and enamels.

It is considered to be allochromatic, as elemental impurities can tint the color of the fluorite. Combined with it being found in an extremely wide range of colors, and it has the distinction of being known as the most colorful mineral in the world.

Each rock or mineral specimen measures approximately 1-2 inches in length along its longest side.

Additional Information

SKU

AMEP569402B

Weight

0.2 lb

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