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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2018 05:32    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?  

Another specimen from Jebel Tighemi, edge up to 1.5 cm. Bought i n Munich 2017.


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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Jebel Tighémi, Taourirt, Taourirt Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 5.5x4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1128 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 08, 2018 13:03    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites  

I have to mention these two recently acquired specimens among my favourites, the more because both El Hammam and Elmwood are among my favourite localities:


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Pyrite
 Locality:
El Hamman, Meknès, Meknès Prefecture, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: Specimen size 12 cm, largest fluorite 3,5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  845 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Sphalerite
 Locality:
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
 Dimensions: Specimen size 7,5 cm, largest fluorite 3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  845 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 09, 2018 18:05    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?  

We seem to be visiting Morocco a bit lately, so here's another one.


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Barite
 Locality:
Aouli, Midelt Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 14x10x4 cm overall size
 Description:
 Viewed:  806 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 09, 2018 18:20    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?  

Jesse Fisher wrote:
We seem to be visiting Morocco a bit lately, so here's another one.We seem to be visiting Morocco a bit lately, so here's another one.
Mineral: Fluorite, Barite
Aouli, Midelt Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
14x10x4 cm overall size
The perfect fluorite specimen!!!
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PostPosted: Jul 10, 2018 14:53    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?  

Interesting and relatively new location for fluorite from Ireland. I've seen a few about for the last year or so, but not many, yet. Best location for Irish fluorite I've seen. Hopefully there will be more.


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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Connemara, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
 Dimensions: 8x6x5 cm
 Description:
From the Granite Quarry (aka Joe Larkin's Quarry), Shannapheasteen, Costelloe, Co. Galway.
 Viewed:  300 Time(s)

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 Mineral: fluorite and quartz
 Locality:
Connemara, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
 Dimensions: 7x5x4 cm
 Description:
From the Granite Quarry (aka Joe Larkin's Quarry), Shannapheasteen, Costelloe, Co. Galway.
 Viewed:  299 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 11, 2018 16:15    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?  

Here is a neat Elmood piece with Raspberry fluorite, dolomite and sphalerite. Its 10x7x5 cm. I think it has a nice balance to it...


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 Mineral: FLuorite
 Locality:
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
 Description:
 Viewed:  220 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 12, 2018 07:15    Post subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?  

A Denton mine , Illinois light blue fluorite with sharp purple phantom, and a nice accenting cluster of pale yellow calcite scalenohedrons. Measures 11x10x8 cm


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 Mineral: fluorite with calcite
 Locality:
Denton Mine, Goose Creek Mine group, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
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